Regulatory guidance for health professionals on upcoming controlled drug classifications

Kia ora koutou Please find attached a letter (and associated table) which provides guidance to pharmacies and prescribers on the upcoming classification changes for fentanyl, zopiclone and zolpidem o… READ MORE

General Practice Leaders Forum response to 1 July uplift.

Please find attached a joint response on behalf of the GP Leaders’ Forum to the draft Prescription Notice received on 19 May 2023. The six membership organisations – GPNZ, RNZCGP, Hauora Taiwhenua, Ge… READ MORE

REMINDER: National Immunisation Programme Stakeholder hui today at 1.30pm

Kia ora koutou We’d like to remind you of the National Immunisation Programme’s Stakeholder hui we are running today from 1.30pm to 2.30pm. If you missed it in our Pānui, please see the invitation li… READ MORE

Privacy by Design Process

Canterbury branch meeting in March and relates to privacy. READ MORE

Pertussis clinical update

Kia ora koutou For awareness:  A third pertussis death – national response focusses on vaccination and early diagnosis In the past week public health services have been notified of another tragic de… READ MORE

ACC Webinar Zoom Pages - Nurses and Audiologists

The beginner's guide to ACC for general and nurse practitioners Tuesday 2 May, 5.30pm to 6.30pm Tailored specifically for general and nurse practitioners, you’ll hear from two of our experienced and… READ MORE

Partners in Primary and Community Pānui: Friday 10 March

Tēnā koutou katoa  As we look to transition from a state of emergency to recovery from recent weather events, I want to acknowledge the road ahead for our primary and community colleagues. You have… READ MORE

Workforce Taskforce Update #3 - 10 March 2023

Tēnā koutou katoa, Please find attached, the latest issue of the Workforce Taskforce Update for your information.  This Update has been sent to Te Whatu Ora leaders, sector partners including health… READ MORE

Meningococcal B (Bexsero) rollout 

Kia ora koutou   It was wonderful to see so many of you at Wednesday evening’s Meningococcal B vaccine implementation webinar. For those of you who may have missed it, it’s now available on IMAC’s we… READ MORE

Care in the Community Update 27 February 2023

Kia Ora koutou  Please see the update for the primary care sector from the Care in the Community team. This includes the attached Mpox Funding Table. Please distribute to your local provider networks… READ MORE