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Streamlining patient enrolment delivers extra benefits

NEWS: 29 May 2019, Primary Care

A project to improve the patient enrolment process at Whanganui’s Gonville Health and make it more patient-centred and culturally appropriate has achieved benefits beyond its intended aims.

Developing a co-designed diabetes model of care

NEWS: 22 Jun 2018, Primary Care

The Linwood Medical Centre & Canterbury District Health Board (DHB) diabetes integrated specialist clinic in Christchurch is one of the six successful initiatives supported by the Commission’s Whakakotahi 2018 primary care quality improvement challenge.

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...

Waitemata District Health Board health literacy symposium

EVENT: 24 May 2018, Partners in Care

Waitemata District Health Board is hosting a health literacy symposium on 24 May 2018. The focus is to create a greater awareness of health literacy with an emphasis on what we can do as a community to create better patient experiences.

Educating patients about ‘leaky legs’ leads to award

NEWS: 17 Oct 2017, Building Leadership & Capability

A project to help patients in the community understand their ‘leaky legs’ has seen a Wairarapa DHB community health nurse become the latest recipient of the Open for leadership awards.

Let’s PLAN health literacy tool supporting Work and Income clients

NEWS: 11 Mar 2016, Partners in Care

The Commission’s Let’s PLAN for better care health literacy tool is being used by the Ministry of Social Development’s Work and Income case managers in Hawke’s Bay and Tairawhiti to help their clients make the most of their visits to their GP and other he