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Bipolar disorder: Identifying and supporting patients in primary care

Bipolar disorder can be challenging to diagnose and manage. View Article

Oxycodone: how did we get here and how do we fix it?

We examine in more detail what the actual problem is with oxycodone. View Article

Assessing diabetic peripheral neuropathy in primary care

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is one of the most common long-term complications of diabetes. View Article

Proton pump inhibitors: When is enough, enough?

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are one of the most widely used medicines in New Zealand; in 2013 omeprazole was the third most commonly dispensed medicine in the community. View Article

Latest News

Peer Group Discussions In 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.