A new study from the University of Auckland examined ethnic variation in the quality use of medicines between Māori and non-Māori older adult populations. Simon Maude from New Zealand Doctor|Rata Aotearoa spoke to the study's lead author Joanna Hikaka and investigated the impact of this research.
We are pleased to be providing educational content to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation for publication in Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand. Our first contribution, "How to change lives: Prescribing equity through better use of medicines", appears in the February issue of Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand and is part of a course endorsed by CNA(NZ) for 1.5 hours of professional development.
To complete the course, click here to go to ELearning.
Inequities exist in all aspects of diabetes care. In this article, Alesha Smith outlines some examples, proposes some actions, and explains where the new medicines fit in.
This activity has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 0.5 CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.
If you are a GP practising in New Zealand and would like to use a data analytics tool that can help you assess your prescribing with respect to type-2 diabetes, and allow you to compare your prescribing behaviour to your peers, then sign up now. To sign up to EPiC, simply click here to begin the two-step sign up process.
In this webinar, Sandy Bhawan and Dr Emily Gill discuss how to improve medicine access equity in primary care. You can watch this webinar here or in ELearning.
The call for equity in healthcare is not new but it is louder than it has ever been before. This article shares the experiences of primary care clinicians around the country as they work to improve medicine access equity for patients. This article is part of a course, which is accredited by PSNZ for Group 2 points for pharmacists and endorsed by CNA(NZ) for 1.5 professional development hours for nurses. It is also suitable for professional development for general practitioners.
Do you need help improving your understanding of medicine access equity issues? In this video you will hear from a number of primary healthcare professionals who are working to improve equity outcomes in the services they provide to patients