Health Care Home Practices

Health Care Home Practices

Health Care Home programme is being rolled out across New Zealand, with over 120 practices now using some or all of the Health Care Home model of care

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Professional development

Professional development

TeAHN provide a range of educational opportunities for practice teams across the Hutt Valley. These range from monthly professional education targeted at medical staff (fulfilling CME requirements and with accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD)/MOPS points) clinically focussed sessions for nurses and topics that are of interest to practice administration staff. Alongside this, our Programme Facilitators,…

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Patient Portal implementation

Patient Portal implementation

A Patient Portal is a safe, secure and convenient way for General Practices to connect with their patients online. Patient Portals offer secure online features so practices can support their patients to manage their own healthcare. These portals can increase practice efficiency, delivery of care and the quality of health information available to patients. Te…

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Emergency Management

Emergency Management

In the event of a major emergency, Te Awakairangi Health Network will activate an Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) and will be the go-between for information between General Practices and the Hutt Valley District Health Board including closures, staffing levels and resources. Emergency management planning All General Practices in Te Awakairangi Health Network have an Emergency…

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Long Term Condition (LTC) Program

Long Term Condition (LTC) Program

The Long Term Conditions Programme combines all funded long term condition services into one, and is informed by the practice plan tailored to provide care for each unique practice population.

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Pharmacy Facilitation Services

Pharmacy Facilitation Services

A range of pharmacy facilitation services is provided to all our practices by appropriately qualified Clinical Pharmacists. Our clinical pharmacy team provides medicines information, clinical advice and education to General Practitioners, Practice Nurses and Community Pharmacists in the Hutt Valley.

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Primary Care Skin Lesion Programme

Primary Care Skin Lesion Programme

The Primary Care Skin Lesion programme aims to provide high quality skin lesion removal services within primary care, reduce waiting times for skin lesion removals, and reduce the burden of non-melanoma skin cancer on secondary services.

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Primary Options Ambulatory Care (POAC) service

Primary Options Ambulatory Care (POAC) service

POAC is a patient focused service that supports primary health care teams to manage patient care in the community in order to prevent acute hospital attendance or admission. POAC provides limited funding support to practices so that patients are able to access additional services at no cost (services may include IV therapy, GP review, nurse consultations intended for specific POAC conditions only).

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Cervical Screening Programme

Cervical Screening Programme

We aim to increase the rates of Cervical Screening for women in the Hutt Valley and to increase the nursing workforce able to provide Cervical Screening. To help prevent cervical cancer, all women aged between 20 and 69 years who have ever been sexually active should have regular three-yearly smear tests. The Te Awakairangi Health…

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