01 Apr 2014
Health experts are urging New Zealanders to get immunised against influenza as soon as possible to get protected, with recent cases of the disease showing that influenza isn’t only a winter illness
24 Mar 2014
New Zealand’s largest PHO, ProCare, announced today the appointment of Dr Allan Moffitt as its new Clinical Director. Dr Moffitt will lead the organisation’s Clinical Directorate from 1 July.
24 Feb 2014
Homecare Medical (formerly HML) has ‘pushed the button’ on its new clinical decision support system, Odyssey Tele Assess.
17 Feb 2014
Two of the country’s leading primary health networks have joined forces in delivering a variety of telephone and virtual health services available to more than 2.2 million people in New Zealand.
19 Dec 2013
Good preparation can help reduce the need to visit a GP while on holiday. Check your prescriptions are up-to-date, book regular check-ups in advance and stock up on seasonal medications
29 Oct 2013
Ten thousand free toothbrushes are heading to Mangere this week, thanks to the innovative thinking of the Turuki Health Care rheumatic fever team.
02 Oct 2013
ProCare Health Chief Executive Steve Boomert today announced the appointment of Liam Sheridan as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.
25 Sep 2013
Community water fluoridation is a necessary public health intervention that has proven safe and effective in promoting and protecting oral health for over 60 years. Here is relivant information for you and your patients
20 Sep 2013
ProCare has appointed Dr Karl Cole as Clinical Director for HML, the company’s afterhours telephone nurse triage service.
05 Sep 2013
Recently Geoff wrote of a need for additional services to support young people, especially teenagers and what Counties Manakau Health, Franklin Localities are doing in the form of the Youth Health Project
26 Aug 2013
This new phone app helps you to make better food shopping decisions.
19 Aug 2013
Come and support your local school by running the Puketapapa Fun Run. 10km, 5km, 2km. Entry is free for students and only $10 for adults.
13 Aug 2013
An interactice Dietitian led talk is being held about understanding what is in our foods and making healthier choices.
09 Aug 2013
Public meeting and AGM August 2013 with special speaker Dr Anita Nolan who will speak about how IBD can affect the mouth
07 Aug 2013
This page is a collection of links to useful information around the Fonterra infant botulism scare. Perhaps the most useful is the link to Dr John Camerons interview on Campbell Live
01 Aug 2013
Thanks to dedication from ProCare’s network of general practices nearly 63,000 more Aucklanders have been assessed for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, giving patients a better understanding of their health risks.
15 Jul 2013
Manakau Courier's recent story about the Tripl P Parenting Programme. Story by Arian Evans
03 Jul 2013
Do you have Type 2 Diabetes? There are free community programmes being run all over Auckland that help participants better manage their diabetes
27 Jun 2013
For the last four years Healthy Village Action Zones (HVAZ) has been awarding community churches for their achievements in healthy living messages and empowerment.
11 Jun 2013
New Zealand men live on average four years less than New Zealand women, and yet are much less likely to talk to a GP about their health.