This short video explores what patients think about the move to Amgevita. We spoke to a group of seven New Zealanders living with arthritis to find out how they feel about changing from the biological reference medicine, Humira, to the new biosimilar medicine, Amgevita.
This video demonstrates how the three-step Ask, Build, Check health literacy model can be incorporated into discussions about the long-term management of gout, to help improve patient outcomes.
Please note that this is the video version of the Legendary Conversations podcast Episode Four: Let's talk gout (part 2).
Rosuvastatin is now fully funded on Special Authority for people at increased risk of cardiovascular complications due to high cholesterol, and may be considered first-line for Māori and Pacific peoples.
An abridged version of this article, containing the eligibility flowchart, is available for printing - see the link in the contents box.
Biological medicines are already used in Aotearoa New Zealand and with more being developed internationally, it’s important that health professionals feel comfortable prescribing, dispensing, and supporting patients to use them.
We’ve highlighted five key aspects of these medicines in an article and a series of short animated videos. After completing each section, you can take a short quiz to test your learning.
Focusing on the experiences of older Māori in primary care, this course comprises four short videos, an independent reflection, downloadable posters and additional resources.
The course is endorsed by RNZCGP and CNA(NZ) and meets PCNZ recertification requirements. Reflection templates are included for you to complete.
If you're having trouble pronouncing the name of the newly funded SGLT2 inhibitor for type 2 diabetes, you're not the only one! Watch our video guide to learn how to pronounce empagliflozin.
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