Primary care health targets – 2014/15 quarter two – results summary

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Increased immunisation

The target: The national immunisation target is 95 percent of eight-month-olds will have their primary course of immunisation at six weeks, three months and five months on time by December 2014. This quarterly progress includes children who turned eight months between October and December 2014, are enrolled in a PHO and who were fully immunised at that stage. Find out more about this target.

Results summary: The national eight-month immunisation coverage for this quarter is 94 percent, a 0.9 percent increase from the previous quarter. 15 PHOs met or exceeded the 95 percent target this quarter.

Results by PHO (How to read the graphs)

The PHOs that met or exceeded the target are South Canterbury Primary Health, Well Health Trust, Christchurch PHO Limited, East Health Trust, Total Healthcare Charitable Trust, Central Primary Health Organisation, Alliance Health Plus Trust, Health Hawke's Bay Limited and the National Hauora Coalition.

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Better help for smokers to quit

The target: The national target is that 90 percent of patients who smoke and are seen by a health practitioner in primary care are offered brief advice and support to quit smoking.  The results for Nga Mataapuna Oranga Limited, Ngati Porou Hauora Charitable Trust, Auckland PHO Limited, Manaia Health PHO Limited and Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance are above 100 percent this quarter. This is because in addition to offering advice in primary care settings they contacted patients who had not recently attended their general practice to offer them brief advice and support to quit smoking. Find out more about this target.

Results summary: The overall performance of the Better Help for Smokers to Quit target this quarter is 89 percent, a 0.2 percent increase from the previous quarter. Sixteen PHOs have met the 90 percent target, and eleven PHOs have improved their performance by more than 5 percent this quarter.

Results by PHO (How to read the graphs)

The PHOs that met or exceeded the target are Ngati Porou Hauora Charitable Trust, Nga Mataapuna Oranga Limited, Manaia Health PHO Limited, Procare Networks Limited, Auckland PHO Limited, East Health Trust, Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance, Waitemata PHO Limited, Health Hawke's Bay Limited, Christchurch PHO Limited, Total Healthcare Charitable Trust, Compass Health – Wairarapa, National Hauora Coalition, Alliance Health Plus Trust, Nelson Bays Primary Health, Western Bay of Plenty PHO Limited.

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More heart and diabetes checks

The target: This target is 90 percent of the eligible population will have had their cardiovascular risk assessed in the last five years. Find out more about this target.

Results summary: The national result for the More Heart and Diabetes Checks target this quarter is 87 percent, an increase of 1.3 percent from the previous quarter. Seven PHOs have met the 90 percent target and three PHOs have improved their performance by more than 5 percent.

Results by PHO (How to read the graphs)

The PHOs that met or exceeded the target are Manaia Health PHO Limited, Auckland PHO Limited, Procare Networks Limited, Whanganui Regional PHO, Eat Health Trust, Midlands Health Network – Lakes, National Hauora Coalition and Alliance Health Plus Trust.

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