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WellSouth tackles health literacy

NEWS: 23 May 2018, Primary Care

Four years ago, Wellsouth Primary Health Network, covering the southern district, set up a long-term conditions (LTC) team. From a 'blank canvas' they have developed a new LTC model of care for the network and heath care professional training focusing...

A day in the life of the Toiora exercise class

NEWS: 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.

Clinician story: Partners in diabetes care

PUBLICATION: 14 Jan 2015, Medication Safety

This clinician story from a former Clinical Nurse Manager for Diabetes Services at Northland District Health Board, advocates for empowering patients to realise they have a real ability to influence their own health.

Pressure injuries: John’s story

PUBLICATION: 12 Aug 2016, Pressure Injury Prevention

John, a widower of 71 and recently retired, was admitted to hospital with an ischaemic leg, and developed a pressure injury.

Whakakotahi 2018 shortlist announced

NEWS: 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

NEWS: 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.

Tackling diabetes in the Hutt Valley

NEWS: 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.

Eleventh Annual Report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee

PUBLICATION: 13 Jun 2017, Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee

This report considers perinatal and maternal mortality and morbidity from 1 January to 31 December 2015; perinatal mortality from 2007 to 2015; maternal mortality from 2006 to 2015; and babies with neonatal encephalopathy from 2010 to 2015.