GPNZ is undertaking a project - led by Helen Parker, CEO and Dr Jo Scott-Jones, medical director - to quantify the national extent of the workload shift and inform advocacy on the future role of general practice, including its funding.
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.
This week the Pinnacle Incorporated Executive Committee has written to Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health and Labour MPs across the Midland region asking them to reconsider lowering the screening age for Māori and Pacific people.
2020 is of the year of the nurse and midwife, so naturally there is a lot of activity going on at Pinnacle. Jan Adams, nursing director summarises the activity going on – with our upcoming nursing conference of course taking the prime talking spot!