HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): a how-to guide

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a daily oral tablet that, when taken as prescribed, can greatly reduce new HIV infections as part of a combination prevention strategy.

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HPV vaccination: getting the programme back on track

Vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection provides safe and effective protection from...

A series of articles on prescribing contraceptives in primary care.

Prescribing contraception is a core part of primary care practice. A patient’s co-morbidities and concurrent medicines can...

Prescribing report: Proton pump inhibitor prescribing in primary care

This report provides prescribers with data about the patients they have prescribed for and in their practice who are taking PPIs to facilitate...

Managing constipation in older people

Constipation is common in older people due to factors such as multimorbidity, polypharmacy, frailty, dehydration, a lack of exercise and poor diet.

Prescribing for a trial period: when and how?

When initiating or changing the dose of a medicine, simple changes to the prescription can allow pharmacists to...

Hepatitis C management in primary care has changed

A new direct-acting antiviral (DAA) oral regimen for the treatment of hepatitis C, glecaprevir + pibrentasvir (Maviret) will...

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Advice on measles vaccination from the Ministry of Health 14/3/19

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Personalised Prescribing Reports

Access your personalised prescribing reports

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Audits

Audits are endorsed by the RNZCGP as a CQI activity for allocation of MOPS credits for General Practitioners

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CME Quizzes

Quizzes are endorsed by RNZCGP for allocation of MOPS credits

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Peer Group Discussions

Discussion points for peer groups or self-reflection of practice

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bpacnz Research Publications

Collection of research publications by bpacnz including Pharmacoepidemiology, Health Informatics & other publications

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Antibiotics Guide Updated

Antibiotics Guide 2017 edition

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The COPD prescribing tool Updated

Pharmacological treatment options for patients with COPD

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Our current theme is “Reproductive & Sexual health”, including articles on contraception, sexually transmitted infections and HPV vaccination.

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Our next theme will be diabetes

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