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13 Dec 2018

Christmas and New Year hours for medical practices

Find out which practices are open when - and where to go if your normal doctor is closed.

17 Aug 2017

Kiwi pioneering spirit running high at Taupo Medical Centre

Taupo Medical Centre is a place where innovation has truly become the norm and the expectation in their unrelenting quest to make things better for their patient population.

6 Jun 2017

Pinnacle Incorporated announces change in organisational structure

Pinnacle Incorporated chair Dr Frank Cullen has today announced that from 1 July the primary health organisation (PHO) will more clearly separate out its standalone innovation activities via its existing not-for-profit company.

8 May 2017

Kihikihi Community Health Hub open - offering access to all

A new health hub is now open in Kihikihi, dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the community.

26 Apr 2017

$1.6 million study to validate new diabetes prevention programme

The New Zealand Health Research Council (NZHRC) has injected $1.6 million into a research project to study an innovative self-management programme for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes. 

26 Apr 2017

Get ready - flu season is just around the corner

Even the fittest and healthiest of us can get influenza and should be vaccinated against the flu.

2 May 2016

Immunisation Week 2016

Immunisation is your family's best protection again preventable diseases.  Find out more. 

21 Apr 2016

Quarter 3 - By the numbers

A look at some of the statistics behind the latest quarterly report.

9 Feb 2016

Push to get people with diabetes more active

Two medical student siblings are giving back to the Kawhia community this summer, helping people with diabetes and pre-diabetes get more active.

18 Jan 2016

Better information sharing leads to healthier kids

Fewer children are missing critical health checks thanks to an innovative online tool and coordination service from Pinnacle Midland Health Network.

12 Jan 2016

More help to go smokefree this summer

Taranaki people will have more help than ever to go smokefree this summer thanks to Pinnacle Midlands Health Network.

9 Dec 2015

Sexual health in Waikato gets international exposure

Sexual health in Hamilton is getting international attention, but this time for all the right reasons.

13 Nov 2015

Buddies in general practice promote great childhoods

Pinnacle general practices across Waikato, Taranaki and Taupo are getting behind a campaign to help end child abuse.

27 Jul 2015

A healthier lifestyle is just what the doctor ordered

Patients who could benefit from more physical activity are getting the push they need with help from their GP and Sport Waikato. 

17 Mar 2015

Alex gives an insight into managing diabetes

Hamilton patient Alex is an ex-practice nurse, a full time professional worker in her 50s, fit and has Type II diabetes. 

13 Jan 2015

What is Rotovirus?

Rotavirus is a highly infectious virus of the gut and is spread by contact with the faeces (poos) of an infected person.

30 May 2014

Want to quit smoking?

If you are a smoker, quitting is the most important thing you can do for your health. Did 

13 Dec 2013

I'm not well, where should I go?

Here is what you need to do if you are feeling unwell.

15 Jul 2013

Changes to how your health information is shared

Are you registered with a practice in Taupo, Turangi or the Waikato?  There are changes to how health professionals share your information that you should know.

15 Jul 2013

Have you had a heart and diabetes check?

Heart attack and stroke are the leading cause of deaths in New Zealand.  You might be eligible for a free heart and diabetes check. Find out more here.

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