Te Wiki Hauora Tāne (Men’s Health Week) runs from 13-19 June and is aimed at getting men to step back and think about their health. In this latest blog post, Jo Scott-Jones talks about the importance of taking the moment to check you're doing the right things for your own health, while looking after the health of others.
On a mission to reduce barriers to healthcare for rangatahi in low-decile schools, clinicians in the Waikato SBHS are using a collaborative care model that is improving health outcomes and engagement for students and their whānau.
Foundation Standards are the minimum standard all practices need to meet to ensure that they are eligible for capitation. It is also now being used nationally to enable other services such as maternity, COVID-19 vaccination and access to shared IT systems such as CCCM.
Jo Scott-Jones, medical director, discusses the health and disability sector review changes, the anticipated impact on general practice, and what practices can do in preparation to get ahead of the curve.
RuralFest identifies key changes needed to improve health and wellbeing in rural communities, and takes those messages to Parliament. Dr Robin Baird, Te Kauwhata GP and Dr Jo Scott-Jones, GP and medical director report back on the 2021 event.
Bharat Mahajan, a 28 year old clinical services manager – mental health for Pinnacle has won the title of Mr Gay New Zealand 2021. Already recognised as a young leader in the health sector, Bharat impressed the judges and the voting public to take the winner’s sash at The Big Gay Out in February.