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At He Ako Hiringa our mission is to contribute to eliminating inequitable access to funded medicines.

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1 minute to Read

Prescribers are instrumental in framing a medicine positively or negatively, setting patient expectations. Optimising these expectations during a short consult can enhance and sustain benefits. Conversely, highlighting negative information may lead to increased experience, and reporting, of adverse events, and to poor adherence.

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He Ako Hiringa
26 November 2021
30 minutes to Listen

Episode three of our Legendary Conversations podcast is out now! Listen to three experts as they discuss attitudes towards gout and how to better communicate with patients to improve gout outcomes. 

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Professor Nicola Dalbeth, Carla White, Meihana Douglas
26 November 2021
10 minutes to Read + 2 minutes to Watch

From 1 December 2021 rosuvastatin will be fully funded, subject to Special Authority criteria, for people at increased risk of cardiovascular complications due to high cholesterol. In addition, Māori and Pacific peoples with raised CVD risk may access rosuvastatin as first-line treatment, and a waiver process is available to patients already self-funding the medicine. 

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He Ako Hiringa
15 November 2021
11 minutes to Listen

Episode two of our Legendary Conversations podcast is out now! Listen to a scripted discussion that uses the ABC Health Literacy model when talking with a patient about starting a new medicine.

Contributor
He Ako Hiringa
28 October 2021

Looking for up-to-date information on gout? You can find it here!

We’ve linked resources from multiple providers into one place so it’s easy for you to find what you need.

 

Contributor
He Ako Hiringa
18 October 2021
45 minutes to Delve

Following on from presentations in February, this new resource covers discussions from webinars held in August 2021.

The content has been edited, and reviewed by Waikato DHB endocrinologist/diabetologist Dr Ryan Paul.

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Dr Ryan Paul
13 October 2021

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