Talofa Samoa! a big Thank you to Dr. Ulai Tapa Fidow for sharing his photos of their recent PSRH Samoa PENMet workshop run for their Upolu participants. Dr. Fidow has also informed us that he and his team are about to finish another PENMet workshop this time with participants from Savaii.We look forward to seeing some more photos from this event. Keep up the amazing work Dr. Fidow… Alofas.
Good Morning all, the Global Obstetric Update (GOU) looks really good and this year there are three evenings of interesting topics.
Health Equity (New Zealand)
Exploring Pasifika wellbeing: findings from a large cluster randomised controlled trial of a mobile health intervention programme
Quality Improvement (New Zealand)
Health profile of residents of retirement villages in Auckland, New Zealand: findings from a cross-sectional survey with health assessment
Quality Improvement (International)
Evaluation of a pharmacist-led actionable audit and feedback intervention for improving medication safety in UK primary care: An interrupted time series analysis
Quality indicators for community dementia care: a systematic review
Hospital Productivity (International)
Using governance and patient flow strategies to improve healthcare service efficiency
A systematic review of patient prioritization tools in non-emergency healthcare services
Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes (International)
Motivation and Barriers to Maintaining Lifestyle Changes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes after an Intensive Lifestyle Intervention (The U-TURN Trial): A Longitudinal Qualitative Study
Primary Health Care (International)
Mobile applications for the management of chronic physical conditions: A systematic review
Intervention effectiveness by pharmacists integrated within an interdisciplinary health team on chronic complex patients
Quantitative evaluation of an outreach case management model of care for urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults living with complex chronic disease: a longitudinal study
Primary Mental Health (International)
The Role of Technology and the Continuum of Care for Youth Suicidality: Systematic Review
A Systematic Review of the Use of Telepsychiatry in Depression
Effect of community mental health care programs in Australia: a systematic review
Models of Mental Health Consultation and Collaboration in Primary Care Pediatrics
Weight Management (International)
The Promotion of Eating Behaviour Change through Digital Interventions
Childhood Obesity (International)
Guidelines for caregivers and healthcare professionals on speaking to children about overweight and obesity: a systematic review of the gray literature
Key Ministry of Health Publications
Gambling Harm Reduction Needs Assessment
District Health Board Initiative
New cancer service at Wairoa Health gives patients better access to treatment
Thank you to Dr. Karaponi Oksene Gafa (NZ) Vice President on the PSRH board, for sharing this interesting article with us.
A big Thank you to Dr. Gunzee Gawin (PNG) President of the PSRH Board for sharing this important information with us.
Hi team, we have locked in the dates for the SMO ACLS refreshers for 2021.
Here is the booking link for you to register yourselves.
The SMO CORE Skills Refresher is primarily practical emphasizing current recommended resuscitation practice and current algorithms.
There is NO test however to ensure that your knowledge base is current, our recommendation prior to the course is to access the NZRC website which has current guidelines
in PDF format these are free to download.
4 hours from 0830 – 1230
On the day there are 4 practical stations;
We look forward to seeing you in 2021
Noho ora mai
Clinical Training and Education Centre
Level 1 Building 7 (Poutasi Link)
Counties Manukau Health
Here is an interesting article re: HPV Vaccination and the Risk of Invasive Cervical Cancer, recently posted by the New England Journal of Medicine. A big Thank you to Dr. Roy Watson (PSRH Member of the Board, Treasurer and RANZCOG representative) for sharing this article with us. Please click the link below to view this article.
The 2020 Niuean Language Week theme is ‘Faliki e tau momoui he tau atuhau ke he Vagahau Niue ’ which in English translates to, “Lay the foundations – give rise to Vagahau Niue for generations”.
This years theme reminds us of the need to not only respect and treasure our languages and cultures but to work daily to ensure the foundation remains strong for generations to come. Niue Language week is in its ninth year, the 2020 Niue Language Week is focused on laying the foundations to give rise to Vagahau Niue for future generations.