A series of educational videos answering common questions and offering support to general practice for the more heart and diabetes checks and better help for smokers to quit health targets has been developed.
The NZ Guidelines Group completed a rapidE process as part of their contract with the Ministry of Health to produce evidence-based guidance for the health sector focusing on implementation. The rapidE process looked at the available evidence on the effectiveness of health behaviour change interventions for people with long-term conditions. The rapidE process produced a suite of documents.
The New Zealand Primary Care Handbook 2012 provides summary guidance from a collection of guidelines and is intended as a convenient reference for health professionals. This edition includes new content on the management of type 2 diabetes, weight management, stroke and transient ischaemic attack, heart failure and rheumatic fever.
This publication looks at the work of the National Cardiac Surgery Clinical Network, and their work with the National Health Board (NHB) and District Health Boards (DHBs) to help reduce patient waiting times to levels never achieved before.
Te Toi Hauora-nui provides information about innovative service approaches to improving Maori health, with particular emphasis on cardiovascular and diabetes mellitus programmes delivered in the primary care setting. The report outines key findings, critical success factors that providers use to achieve successful results, and areas for improvement.
Annual statistical publication that collates and analyses information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand. The commentary summarises key facts, mortality rates, trends and major causes of death by age group and sex.