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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

Rural infections series: Rural round up

In the final instalment of the rural series we present a round-up of infections that may be seen in patients living in, working in or visiting a rural environment. View Article

The changing face of Helicobacter pylori testing

There is ongoing debate in the literature about which is the best test to request for the detection of infection with Helicobacter pylori.
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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.