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Seasonal influenza vaccination: 2014 update

The vaccine for the 2014 influenza season is now available. This year, the vaccine has been updated with two new strains, as well as the previously included A(H1N1)-like virus. Read Article

Glaucoma: who to refer for testing and how to manage their treatment

Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness in New Zealand and it is estimated that... Read Article

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Ophthalmology

The New Zealand Laboratory Schedule and Test Guidelines: Biochemistry tests

A new laboratory test schedule and accompanying referral guidelines have been developed for health care professionals in New Zealand. Read Article

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Biochemistry

Rural infections series: Investigating and managing people with diarrhoea

Campylobacter, Salmonella, Cryptosporidium and Giardia cause diarrhoeal illnesses in thousands of people annually in New Zealand. Read Article

Latest News

Peer Group Discussions In the first of an ongoing series, we look back at the key messages and practice points from selected articles in Best Practice Journals.

Congratulations to Northland General Practitioner, Lance O’Sullivan, announced as New Zealander of the Year for 2014. Dr O’Sullivan has worked tirelessly to address health inequalities and to make health care more accessible for the people of the Far North.

Looking for your annual report? Prescribers can log-in to MyBpac (or create a free account) to access their individual annual prescribing and laboratory testing report for 2012/2013. Once you have logged-in, click on “My documents” on the right side of your account dashboard to see your report. Your practice should have already received a printed copy of your patient population report.