eReferrals - Advance Care Planning (ACP)
Waikato | Clinical | 14/01/2021

The Midland Community HealthPathways December update focusses on Advance Care Planning (ACP) eReferrals including ACP coding and flags.

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Pathology images to Pathlab
Waikato | Lakes | Clinical | 14/01/2021

Sharing images with Pathlab of lesions (particularly suspected melanoma) can improve the accuracy of histology.

Until images can be sent attached to the pathology request, Pathlab would like to remind GPs that images can be sent to them as attachment via email or printed and posted to them.

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Changes to Cornerstone and teaching module
Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Lakes | Management | 14/01/2021

Cornerstone practices will have received notification from RNZCGP of an extension being given to the teaching module and the CQI and equity modules. Please note this extension only corresponds to these modules, and the Foundation Standard segment will still be assessed as the previous expiry date.

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Pathlab urine cytology specimens
Waikato | Lakes | Clinical | 14/01/2021

Pathlab ask that any request for urine cytology be sent as a separate urine sample with a separate laboratory form, and not combined with other requests on the same specimen.

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Hauora Māori Training Fund
Waikato | Management | 13/01/2021

Applications for Semester 1 of the Hauora Māori training fund 2021 are now open. This is a workforce development fund for the Māori health and disability workforce. A priority for this funding is the Kaiāwhina/non-regulated health and disability workforce.

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Medtech practices: Access to HealthPathways via BPAC patient prompt or main menu 
Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Lakes | Clinical | 13/01/2021

Currently Medtech32 practices can only access HealthPathways via the HealthPathways website with the username and password. A one point lesson has been created to assist this.

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Taranaki Radiology Service Hours - Christmas/New Year 2020
Taranaki | Clinical | 22/12/2020

Covers open and closed times for general x-ray, mamography, ultrasound, CT and MRI services across Taranaki Radiology sites.

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COVID-19: Guidance for health professionals about Bluetooth exposure notifications
Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Lakes | Clinical | 22/12/2020

To further assist with COVID-19 contact tracing the NZ COVID Tracer app has been updated to include Bluetooth tracing. The use of Bluetooth functionality helps with the timely provision of information to those that may have been in contact with COVID-19 and ensure they promptly self-isolate to reduce the risk of onwards transmission.

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Pathlab holiday season collection information
Waikato | Lakes | Clinical | 22/12/2020

Facility closure and COVID swab processing for the holiday period 2020-2021.

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NCHIP review survey
Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Taranaki | Management | 17/12/2020

This survey is to review the use of National Child Health Information Platform (NCHIP) to ensure it is still meeting needs, or if other alternatives are now available.

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