Clexane and cellulitis kit order forms - Taranaki
Taranaki | Management | 15/04/2021

Taranaki District Health Board has updated the forms used to order cellulitis kits and Clexane. Please ensure you replace any old forms you may have in your practice.

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Registered nurse initiated lab investigations programme (Waikato)
Waikato | Clinical | 15/04/2021

In August 2018 the Waikato DHB approved a programme enabling registered nurses (RNs), through delegated authority, to order specified lab investigations on behalf of their practitioners. This supports the work nurses do with a range of patients and whānau and is the only approved system in place for registered nurses to sign lab forms on behalf of practitioners.

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Ministry of Health data and digital update
Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Lakes | Clinical | Management | 14/04/2021

The Ministry of Health's first issue of their new Data and Digital update is available online featuring technology enabling the vaccine rollout and more.

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Hospice Taranaki update
Taranaki | Clinical | 14/04/2021

Hospice Taranaki has appointed medical director, Dr Tom Reid, who is interested to further strengthen Hospices' relationships with community GP networks that support their work.

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Suspected Skin Cancer Excision Service (Waikato) – update to eligibility
Waikato | Clinical | Management | 14/04/2021

Following practice feedback, and with agreement from the clinical group overseeing the programme, lesions that are recommended for removal by MoleMapTM can now be funded by this programme. Any other lesion must be triaged, as usual, by Waikato Teledermatology.

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Update from DHB GP liaison Anna Meuli (Tairāwhiti)
Tairāwhiti | Clinical | 13/04/2021

Read the latest update from Tairāwhiti DHB GP liaison Anna Meuli covering a community clinic update, limited availabiity for the stress ECHO, COVID-19 vaccine safety, and a clinical pharmacy update from Dianna Gibbs.

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RNZCGP ePulse newsletter - April edition
Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Lakes | Clinical | Management | 08/04/2021

The April edition is now available online.

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Priority women cervical screening reminder
Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Lakes | Clinical | Management | 08/04/2021

A reminder that funding is provided to all practices in all localities to ensure screening is provided at no cost to priority women. 

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GPNZ newsletter - 8 April edition
Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Lakes | Clinical | Management | 08/04/2021

The 8 April edition is now available online.

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Midland Paediatric Specialists open new consulting suite (Waikato)
Waikato | Clinical | 31/03/2021

Midland Paediatric Specialists have opened a new private consulting suite in Hamilton.

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