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The Key Role General Practice Has To Play In Vaccine Rollout

Friday, 18 June 2021, 12:09 pm | ProCare Health

GENERAL PRACTICE CLINICS SHINE AS SAFE HAVENS IN THE LARGEST VACCINE ROLLOUT OF A GENERATION With New Zealand’s vaccine rollout currently at over seven per cent ahead of the rollout plan, vaccinating general practice clinics should feel proud ... More >>

Budget A First Step To Redress Health Inequity - ProCare

Friday, 21 May 2021, 3:33 pm | ProCare Health

Primary Health Organisation ProCare has welcomed the focus on health in Budget 2021 noting the social investment will have an impact on a person’s health and wellbeing. ProCare CEO Bindi Norwell says “it is very positive to see the investment in supporting ... More >>

GPs Have Played A Critical Role In Protection Of Patients During Pandemic Says ProCare On World Family Doctor Day

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 2:19 pm | ProCare Health

On World Family Doctor Day ProCare urges all New Zealanders to acknowledge and thank their family doctor for the crucial role they have played during the pandemic keeping communities safe. ProCare Group CEO Bindi Norwell says “GPs across New Zealand ... More >>

ProCare And The Warehouse Collaborate To Increase Number Of Childhood Immunisations

Friday, 14 May 2021, 4:07 pm | ProCare Health

A local healthcare team is offering free pyjamas and nappies as an extra incentive to get Auckland children vaccinated. A local healthcare team is offering free pyjamas and nappies as an extra incentive to get Auckland children vaccinated. ProCare, New ... More >>

New Funding For Self-screening For Women Will Save Lives, Says ProCare, NZ's Largest Primary Health Organisation

Monday, 10 May 2021, 11:59 am | ProCare Health

New Zealand’s largest Primary Health Organisation (PHO), ProCare, is delighted with the announcement from Associate Health Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall that the Government will commit $53 million in Budget 2021 to support the introduction of new cancer ... More >>

ProCare Welcomes The Transformation Of The New Zealand Health System

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 3:47 pm | ProCare Health

ProCare, New Zealand’s largest network of independent general practices, welcomes the Government’s Health reforms acknowledging they have the potential to significantly transform the future of healthcare to achieve a less complicated and fairer system ... More >>

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 >>