We are excited to announce that following your nomination and votes, Dr Tamatoa Blaiklock from Hamilton East Medical Centre has accepted a position on the Pinnacle Incorporated executive committee starting February 2024.
Yesterday the health minister announced a pay increase of 8 per cent on average for practice and community nurses and kaiāwhina. This is a start and some good news after 12 months of advocacy for pay parity for this workforce.
Newly appointed Pinnacle chief executive, Justin Butcher, can see both challenges and opportunities ahead in Aotearoa New Zealand’s changing health landscape. With a background in frontline health services, project management and innovative leadership, he shares his vision for a strong, adaptable, and responsive health system that meets the needs of future generations.
Pinnacle nursing director Jan Adams has been awarded as an Honorary Professor of Te Huataki Waiora School of Health at University of Waikato, following her work with the university to establish its Bachelor of Nursing programme.
We're making some changes to the governance structure and senior leadership of Ventures. From 1 January 2022 Ventures and Pinnacle Midlands Health Network will be governed by one board, and one group chief executive will lead both subsidiaries.