Sample reports

2017 Annual Practice Report

This report provides you with an opportunity to reflect on the...

December 2017

Report: Dabigatran Monitoring, An Update

This report provides an update on the use and monitoring of...

September 2017

Report: Asthma medicines in adults

How does your prescribing compare to that of your peers? Consider...

June 2017

Prescribing topical medicines for skin infection

Resistance to fusidic acid is increasing because this topical...

February 2017

2016 Annual Practice Report

This report allows you to reflect on the pharmacological treatment...

November 2016

Vitamin D

This report provides data on the use of vitamin D supplementation...

September 2016

Polypharmacy Update

This report provides prescribers with details about patients...

July 2016

Asthma in primary care

Updated asthma guidelines are expected to be released later...

June 2016

Medicine use in youth mental health

This report provides an overview of dispensings of medicines...

April 2016

Oxycodone Update

This report provides an update on the use of oxycodone over...

March 2016

2015 Annual Practice Report - Pharmaceutical Utilisation

This report has been developed to give you an opportunity to...

November 2015

Amoxicillin clavulanate Update Report 2015

Amoxicillin clavulanate is a broad spectrum antibiotic which...

September 2015

Annual Diabetes Review

This report uses data from the pharmaceutical collection and...

August 2015

Use of Hypnotics

Zopiclone and some benzodiazepines, such as temazepam and triazolam,...

May 2015

Dabigatran - An Update

This report provides an update on the use and monitoring of...

March 2015

2014 Annual Practice Report - Pharmaceutical and Laboratory Test Utilisation

This report has been developed to give you an opportunity to...

December 2014

An update on bisphosphonates

This report provides an update on the use of bisphosphonates...

November 2014

Polypharmacy

Polypharmacy is a marker of potential problematic prescribing....

November 2014

A review of statin use and monitoring

Statins are one of the most frequently prescribed medicines...

October 2014

Oxycodone Update

Since 2011, bpacnz has produced a series of reports and articles...

August 2014

Antenatal testing in pregnancy

This report discusses antenatal testing between January – December...

July 2014

The use of analgesics in children

This report discusses the use of analgesics for the treatment...

May 2014

Measuring serum urate levels

Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis that is caused...

April 2014

The use of omeprazole in infants is still high

Omeprazole is not approved for use in infants (children aged...

December 2013

Investigating iron deficiency anaemia

2013 UPDATE: Investigating iron deficiency anaemia

December 2013

Long-term Use of Corticosteroids: Think about Bone Health

Bone density loss leading to osteoporosis is a risk for patients...

November 2013

2013 Annual Practice Report - Pharmaceutical and Laboratory Test Utilisation

This report has been developed to give you an opportunity to...

November 2013

Cervical Screening – Are we reaching our targets?

There are approximately 180 new diagnoses of cervical cancer...

October 2013

Appropriate use of amoxicillin clavulanate

Amoxicillin clavulanate is a broad spectrum antibiotic which...

August 2013

Laboratory testing for isotretinoin

Oral isotretinoin is a highly effective treatment for severe...

June 2013

Dabigatran in general practice

Dabigatran is an oral anticoagulant approved for use in non-valvular...

March 2013

Which test should I use to diagnose type 2 diabetes?

This report presents how testing for diabetes has changed since...

December 2012

2012 Annual Report - Pharmaceutical & Laboratory Test Utilisation

Welcome to your annual practice report This report has been...

November 2012

Laboratory investigation of infectious diarrhoea

This report discussus how testing behaviour in New Zealand has...

October 2012

Polypharmacy in people aged over 75 years

This report focuses on continuous polypharmacy, which is the...

October 2012

Reports have changed

Copy of the letter announcing the changes made to prescribing...

September 2012

Monitoring diabetes in people over 75

In the March 2012 issue of Best Tests, bpacnz published an article...

July 2012

Oxycodone update

In June 2011, bpacnz produced a report on oxycodone dispensing...

May 2012

Prescribing for children with asthma

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of childhood asthma...

April 2012

Looking back, looking forward: key messages 2005 – 2011

This report highlights four key prescribing and laboratory testing...

March 2012

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