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ProCare Welcomes Medsafe Announcement On Pfizer Vaccine Storage

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 5:02 pm | ProCare Health

New Zealand’s largest Primary Health Organisation (PHO), ProCare, welcomes news shared by Minister Hipkins today that Medsafe have approved changes to the storage of the Pfizer vaccine. Medsafe has approved storage at -20C for two weeks meaning ... More >>

ProCare General Practices Can Help Fast Track COVID Vaccine Roll Out

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 5:54 pm | ProCare Health

With less than 1% of New Zealanders having been vaccinated for COVID-19 so far, General Practices can play a key role in the roll out to help ensure a timely completion of the vaccination campaign for the Auckland and Northern region, says the country’s ... More >>

Young People With Lived Experience To Shape Healthcare

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 12:29 pm | ProCare Health

ProCare, New Zealand’s largest primary health organisation, has appointed its first Youth Advisory Group. The fourteen young people who make up the group will provide guidance to the organisation, based on lived experience, to help improve ... More >>

Company Signs Pledge To Support Staff To A Smokefree World

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 11:03 am | ProCare Health

One of NZ’s most successful civil contractors knows the health of its workforce is a top priority. To celebrate World Smokefree Day 2020, Dempsey Wood will sign a pledge on Wednesday 2 June with specialist quit smoking service Ready Steady Quit ... More >>

Joint venture primary mental health partnership

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 8:04 am | ProCare Health

ProCare Health Ltd and Tū Ora Compass Health are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to align their respective mental health services – in order to enable a stronger primary mental health service for communities across Aotearoa. ... More >>

ProCare welcomes Govt funding for mental health support

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 3:10 pm | ProCare Health

Barriers to mental health and addiction services will be dramatically reduced for New Zealanders as a result of the government’s commitment to funding programmes which increase access to mental health and addictions support in general practice; ... More >>

New Event Aims to Add Fun into Stopping Smoking

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 8:25 pm | ProCare Health

New Event Aims to Add Fun into Stopping Smoking for Māori Women Ready Steady Wahine launched in Auckland Recent statistics indicate that only 62% of young Māori women are smokefree, and remain the highest smoking population group in New Zealand. Ready ... More >>

NZ's Largest Primary Health Organisation Welcomes Inquiry

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 1:17 pm | ProCare Health

ProCare, New Zealand’s largest Primary Health Organisation (PHO), responsible for the health of more than 800,000 New Zealanders, welcomes the release of He Ara Oranga, the report following the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction ... More >>

$200,000 funding pool available for charities

Monday, 10 September 2018, 3:40 pm | ProCare Health

$200,000 funding pool available for charities focused on improving the health and wellbeing of Auckland’s diverse population More >>

Aucklanders to Benefit From Charitable Foundation Funding

Monday, 11 December 2017, 2:34 pm | ProCare Health

Eight non-profit organisations delivering vital services and support to Auckland’s diverse population are set to receive a funding boost thanks to the ProCare Charitable Foundation’s allocation of a $220,000 fund. More >>

Generous grants available for health charities

Friday, 8 September 2017, 2:07 pm | ProCare Health

Registered charities helping to improve the health and well-being of Aucklanders can apply for grants of $20,000 or more from the ProCare Charitable Foundation, open from today. More >>

ProCare Network excels in National Health Targets

Friday, 4 September 2015, 3:19 pm | ProCare Health

The ProCare network’s hard work has paid off over the last 12 months, with excellent results in the recently released National Health Target PHO results. Associate Clinical Director Dr Janine Bycroft says Aucklanders are better off for being checked, immunised ... More >>

ProCare Nursing Director appointed

Monday, 19 January 2015, 6:47 pm | ProCare Health

Lorraine Hetaraka-Stevens begins her new role today as ProCare’s Nursing Director. Clinical Director Dr Allan Moffitt says the PHO took some time to select the right candidate for this position because nursing leadership is integral to the future ... More >>

ProCare Mission Smokefree success - Health Excellence Awards

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 11:13 am | ProCare Health

ProCare’s Mission Smokefree last night won the Auckland District Health Board’s Healthcare Excellence award for Excellence in Community Health and Wellbeing. While the campaign’s goal was to encourage smokers to quit through providing brief advice ... More >>

ProCare charity - first call for funding applications

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 5:23 pm | ProCare Health

The ProCare Charitable Foundation will be calling for its first funding applications early next year from Aucklanders wanting to improve the health of the region’s high needs communities. Announced at yesterday’s Annual General Meeting, ProCare ... More >>

New nursing leader for ProCare Māori Advisory Committee

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 10:40 am | ProCare Health

The ProCare Health Limited Board has appointed Lorraine Hetaraka-Stevens (Registered Comprehensive Nurse) to ProCare’s Māori Advisory Committee. The committee provides governance and advice to ProCare regarding the health and wellbeing of the network’s ... More >>

ProCare Network excels in National Health Targets

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 5:46 pm | ProCare Health

ProCare’s ranking as first equal and second in the recently released National Health Target PHO results is a remarkable achievement for the network, says ProCare Health Ltd Board Chair Dr Harley Aish. More >>

ProCare commitment to patient health screening

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 11:11 am | ProCare Health

Primary Health Organisation ProCare, which has New Zealand’s largest number of Pacific and Maori patients, welcomed Health Minister Tony Ryall to their Grafton office on Friday 1st along with several practices from across the ProCare network. ... More >>

Chair of ProCare Health Limited Board to Retire

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 1:04 pm | ProCare Health

The Chair of the ProCare Health Limited (PHL) Board, Dr Peter Didsbury has today announced he will retire from the position as Chair and member of the Board on 30 June 2014. More >>

ProCare Appoints New Clinical Director

Monday, 24 March 2014, 2:47 pm | ProCare Health

New Zealand’s largest PHO, ProCare, announced today the appointment of Dr Allan Moffitt as its new Clinical Director. Dr Moffitt will lead the organisation’s Clinical Directorate from 1 July. More >>