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A day in the life of the Toiora exercise class

8 Mar 2018, Primary Care

Many elements combined make the Toiora exercise class for people with diabetes an excellent example of the Whakakotahi primary care improvement challenge in action.

South Auckland providers responding to gout

16 Nov 2017, Primary Care

A rising tide of gout is being responded to by South Auckland general practice Papakura Marae Health Clinic and National Hauora Coalition (a collective of Māori service providers).

Whakakotahi 2018 shortlist announced

25 Oct 2017, Primary Care

A recent Expressions of Interest invitation for quality improvement projects for Whakakotahi 2018 resulted in 22 applications.

Quality improvement in primary care – a conference presentation

12 Oct 2017, Primary Care

Recently, Sally Nichol from Hutt Union Community Health Services and Sandy Bhawan from Te Awakairangi Health Network spoke at the PMAANZ conference about the experience, learnings and benefits gained from their Whakakotahi quality improvement project.

Ensuring a safety net of care after a heart attack

21 Aug 2017, Primary Care

It takes a village to look after a patient following an acute coronary event and that’s what Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson Marlborough District Health Board) cardiology services and their extended community team are aiming to achieve.

Tackling diabetes in the Hutt Valley

21 Aug 2017, Primary Care

Primary health organisation Te Awakairangi Health Network and HUCHS received support from the Commission to undertake a diabetes improvement project. It is one of the three successful initiatives supported by the Commission’s Whakakotahi programme.

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4th World Congress on Integrated Care

23 Nov 2016, Primary Care

The International Foundation for Integrated Care presents the 4th World Congress on Integrated Care 'Investing in our Future: Improving the Health of People and Communities'.

A vision for quality improvement in primary care

21 Sep 2016, Primary Care

Dr John Wellingham , chair of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s primary care expert advisory group, shares his vision for quality improvement in primary care.