Pinnacle is delighted to announce a further nursing scholarship of $10,000 for 2021. Applicants are encouraged to focus on projects that influence or impact on improving access to primary care and/or closing the health equity gap.
Under chief executive Christine Hall’s leadership, Ventures is now focused on two key areas: not for profit ownership of a network of practices via Primary Health Care Ltd, and maximising the potential of technology to enable better health outcomes.
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.
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.
Every fortnight inside a whare at Parihaka Papakāinga in Taranaki, people can be found laughing and catching up with whānau in the Whakaihu Taiora clinic waiting room. They’re there because of a new health initiative designed to respond to community need.
A collaborative, community-led health and social service is making a difference in Rotorua’s Eastside community, an area where high levels of deprivation and inequity mean many whānau experience complex, often multi-generational health and social support needs.
The 2019 World Indigenous Cancer Conference – ‘Respect, reconciliation and reciprocity: connecting across knowledge systems’ – was held in Calgary, Canada last month. It was attended and presented at by Rawiri Blundell, Māori health manager.