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Little Relief For Primary Care In Budget 24

Thursday, 30 May 2024, 4:41 pm | ProCare Health

Bindi Norwell, Chief Executive at ProCare says, "We knew Budget 24 wasn’t going to provide a lot of relief for primary care, however, this doesn’t make the financial pressures primary care is facing go away." More >>

ProCare Strengthens Relationship With The Heart Foundation

Monday, 27 May 2024, 3:57 pm | ProCare Health

Together, ProCare and the Heart Foundation will focus on sharing heart health information, research, expertise, and connections and working collaboratively to positively impact health outcomes and reduce the risk of heart-related disease. The Heart Foundation ... More >>

Doctors’ Strike Shows How Important Funding Is For Healthcare Sector

Monday, 6 May 2024, 12:14 pm | ProCare Health

Providing minor increases in funding for small sectors of the healthcare workforce isn’t working. It is crucial that the government addresses funding across the entire healthcare sector, and with urgency,” concludes Norwell. More >>

ProCare Calls On Te Whatu Ora To Increase Access To HPV Screening For Wāhine

Friday, 23 February 2024, 11:06 am | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider, ProCare, has called on Te Whatu Ora | Health New Zealand to provide increased access to HPV screening for women across Aotearoa by allowing Registered Nurses (RNs) who haven’t completed the cervical sample taker training ... More >>

ProCare Welcomes Extension Of Free RATs For Community Providers And Members Of The Public

Wednesday, 31 January 2024, 7:11 pm | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider, ProCare, has today welcomed the announcement from the Minister of Health, Dr Shane Reti, that Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora will continue to provide free rapid antigen tests (RATs) to healthcare providers and the public ... More >>

GPMRI Team Expands To Include Nurse Practitioners

Friday, 1 December 2023, 9:02 am | ProCare Health

ProCare is pleased to support the ACC GPMRI Service expanding to include nurse practitioners. From today, 1 December 2023, nurse practitioners working in primary care will be able to refer eligible ACC patients or clients for MRI scans for knee, back and neck ... More >>

ProCare Announces Winners Of 2023 Quality Awards

Friday, 24 November 2023, 2:20 pm | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider, ProCare, announced the winners of its 2023 Quality Awards at its Annual General Meeting last night. These awards recognise the excellence and quality of care that general practice teams provide to improve the health and ... More >>

ProCare Announces New Board Members At AGM

Friday, 24 November 2023, 12:35 pm | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider, ProCare, held its Annual General Meeting last night, bringing together shareholders, ProCare staff and Board members to reflect on the year that has passed and redirect sights to the goals for this financial year. A ... More >>

Opening Up Conversations To Collaborate For Collective Impact In Primary Care

Monday, 30 October 2023, 9:52 am | ProCare Health

With many health targets to meet and a stretched primary care workforce, ProCare is doing everything it can to support its practices and patients. One way of doing this is through sharing knowledge at the ProCare Better Together Collaboratives. ... More >>

Positive Solutions Are Needed To Address Growing Elective Healthcare Needs Across Aotearoa

Friday, 20 October 2023, 10:45 am | ProCare Health

With many health targets to meet and a stretched healthcare workforce across hospitals and primary care, it’s time to start thinking collectively on how all facets of our health system can work together to address the backlog of surgical waitlists. ... More >>

ProCare And Le Va Announce Partnership For Collective Impact In Pacific Healthcare

Tuesday, 15 August 2023, 12:26 pm | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider, ProCare, is delighted to announce a partnership with Le Va to improve health equity and Pacific healthcare in Tāmaki Makaurau. This formal partnership is the result of several years of working together and alongside each ... More >>

Hungry For A Healthy Future

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 9:51 am | ProCare Health

With many whānau feeling the pinch this winter, ProCare is pleased to see that the Government has announced an additional $323.4 million to provide the 25% of ākonga/students (~220,000 children) experiencing the greatest socioeconomic barriers to education ... More >>

New Vaping And Smoking Policies A Step Forward, But More To Be Done

Tuesday, 20 June 2023, 9:06 am | ProCare Health

ProCare welcomes the recent announcement from the Ministry of Health on the new vaping policies in an effort to be smokefree by 2025 and curb youth vaping rates. Many of the recommendations ProCare made in its submission on these policies have ... More >>

A Breath Of Fresh Air This Smokefree Day

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 10:34 am | ProCare Health

Ready Steady Quit, ProCare’s smoking cessation service, is getting to the heart (and lungs) of the issue this Smokefree Day – 31 May. Mihi Blair, Kaiwhakahaere Hauora Māori, Mana Taurite (GM of Māori Health and Equity) at ProCare says: “Smoking ... More >>

Staffing And Workforce Resourcing Biggest Issue Facing General Practices Says ProCare

Thursday, 25 May 2023, 11:20 am | ProCare Health

ProCare’s recent workforce survey reflects the sentiment felt across the industry – staff shortages and workforce resourcing issues are putting immense pressure on medical professionals trying to keep the community healthy. The top three issues ... More >>

ProCare Disappointed That Patients Left To Languish On Waitlists

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 4:12 pm | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider, ProCare, has today responded to the announcement in Budget 2023 that from 30 June 2024, no patients will wait longer than 12 months for treatment, from the date the decision to treat is made. Dr Craig King, Chair of ProCare ... More >>

ProCare Disappointed General Practice Nurses Not Awarded Pay Parity In Today’s Budget

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 3:27 pm | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider ProCare is disappointed that general practice nurses have been left out in the cold in today’s Budget in terms of receiving pay parity with their District counterparts. Bindi Norwell, Chief Executive at ProCare says: ... More >>

ProCare Welcomes Scrapping Of $5 Prescription Fee In Today’s Budget

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 2:45 pm | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider ProCare has today welcomed the removal of the $5 prescription copayment, as announced in today’s Budget. Bindi Norwell, Chief Executive at ProCare says: “Scrapping the $5 prescription fee is something that we have called ... More >>

ProCare Welcomes $5.9m In Funding Boost For Māori & Pacific Patients, But More Still Needed

Friday, 5 May 2023, 12:25 pm | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider, ProCare, has today welcomed the confirmation of approximately a $5.9m uplift in funding for 19 of its practices following the announcement by the Government of an additional $37 million for some general practices to address the ... More >>

ProCare Combines Its Māori Advisory Committee Into The PHO Board

Friday, 14 April 2023, 11:47 am | ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider ProCare, has announced that it is combining its Māori Advisory Committee, colloquially known as ProMa, into its Health (PHO) Limited Board with immediate effect. Today’s announcement is about ensuring that all current ... More >>





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