Rural general practice (RGP) services contract
Lakes | Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Clinical | Management | 14/02/2024

ACC is seeking general practices based in rural areas with appropriately trained and qualified staff who can provide treatment services. It's essential practices have a GETS login in order to download the application form and all other documentation related to this Request for Application (RFA). Applications close 2pm, Friday 8 March.

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BPAC eReferral: Oncology - radiation and medical
Waikato | Clinical | 14/02/2024

High suspicion of cancer oncology referrals in Waikato has been updated to include a question around consent to share and contact next of kin. Key words for search include oncology, medical and radiation.

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Reminder: MenB catch-up programme for 13-25 year olds
Lakes | Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Clinical | 14/02/2024

A reminder the MenB catch-up programme for those in close living situations will finish on 28 February 2024, as per the Pharmac criteria.

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MAS GP locum/associate and nurse practitioner remuneration survey 2024
Lakes | Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Clinical | 12/02/2024

Each year MAS undertakes a GP locum/associate and nurse practitioner remuneration survey. The five minute survey is open to all practices in Aotearoa New Zealand until 5pm, Friday 23 February. If you don’t subscribe to the MAS HealthyPractice service, you can email your details to MAS at the end of the survey to receive a copy of the published report.

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Clinical advisor roles
Lakes | Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Clinical | 08/02/2024

Te Whatu Ora is currently recruiting for a range of clinical advisor roles, offering opportunities both locally and nationally. These roles provide a chance for GPs and other experienced clinicians to contribute their expertise and system-wide perspective, helping to reinforce the vital role of general practice in the health system.

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Update on community based attachment funding for general practice
Lakes | Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Clinical | Management | 05/02/2024

Te Whatu Ora renewed the community based attachment contracts for a period of 2 years when the current contracts expired on 31 January 2024.

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Securing sustainable general practice in Aotearoa: Solutions to reverse the crisis
Lakes | Taranaki | Waikato | Tairāwhiti | Clinical | Management | 01/02/2024

A report detailing solutions for sustainable general practice has been released by General Practice New Zealand.

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New office for National Public Health Service (NPHS) Taranaki
Taranaki | Clinical | Management | 31/01/2024

The National Public Health Service (NPHS) Taranaki (formerly TDHB Public Health Unit) recently moved from the Barrett Building at Base Hospital to the ground floor of the Baker Tilly Building at 109 Powderham Street, New Plymouth. The service phone numbers and mailing address remain the same.

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All Sorts community wellbeing survey
Tairāwhiti | Waikato | Clinical | Management | 25/01/2024

The Mental Health Foundation has commissioned research to explore community wellbeing in the aftermath of the extreme weather events in 2023, including Cyclone Gabrielle. SIR Research is currently conducting online, phone, and postal surveys in a variety of locations including Tairāwhiti and Thames-Coromandel. People are encouraged to participate whether or not they have been directly impacted by the extreme weather events. The survey is anonymous, takes 10-15 minutes and participants will have a chance to win one of three $200 Prezzy cards.

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New email address and revised outreach referral form for Te Whatu Ora Taranaki Regional Screening Unit
Taranaki | Clinical | 25/01/2024

The Taranaki Regional Screening Unit can now be reached on a shorter email address: RSU@tdhb.org.nz. A revised outreach referral form has also been developed. To ensure the correct process is managed please use this new form.

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