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bpacnz Primary Care Update Series NEW !

The primary care update series is a new premium content based service developed by bpacnz.

It’s a multimedia package that keeps you up to date on the management of conditions commonly encountered in primary care.

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Managing cows' milk protein allergy in infants

Dietary avoidance of cows’ milk is the only management strategy for infants with cows’ milk protein allergy (CMPA). If continued breastfeeding is not possible, infants with CMPA should be transitioned to a non-cows’ milk infant formula.

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Diagnosing and managing perinatal depression in primary care

The consequences of perinatal depression can be severe. Suicide is the leading cause...

News update: Annual Prescribing report

The Annual Prescribing report will now provide data on the most commonly dispensed medicines by calendar year.

News update: Criteria widened for exceptional circumstances funding of lamotrigine

PHARMAC has announced that in response to the high level of public concern around the lamotrigine brand change...

The role of the primary healthcare team in pregnancy care

Pregnancy is a time when women are likely to engage with a number of different healthcare professionals.

Community pharmacy guide on medicine safety in pregnancy

Community pharmacists are a key point of contact for women seeking advice about medicines use in pregnancy.

News item: access to levonorgestrel intrauterine devices/systems widened

From 1 November, 2019, there will be changes to the access criteria of levonorgestrel intrauterine devices...

Claiming CME points

Information about the ways you can claim CME points on

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Personalised Prescribing Reports

Access your personalised prescribing reports

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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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Coming up...

Our current theme is “Women’s health” including articles on antenatal and postnatal depression, pregnancy care in primary care, irregular bleeding and menopause

Coming soon...

Cognitive impairment in older people

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