New Practice Relationship Team

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At the start of 2020, Pegasus conducted a member survey, requesting feedback on our member support. Thanks to everyone who completed the survey – the feedback was very helpful and insightful. Since then, we have used this feedback to help inform our support review process. One of the outcomes of this is the formation of

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Continuous improvement in Oxford

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The Oxford Community Health Centre has been transformed over the last three years as part of its Continuous Quality Improvement Plan – a core element of Pegasus Health’s Hikitia / Strengthening Family Practice framework. Business Manager Richelle Jorgensen was appointed to identify and improve multiple aspects of the practice, from capacity to technology, and ultimately

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A community connection

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Suli Tuitaupe and his team can often be found at church, running health and wellness programmes for his community where they congregate. “We need to know our communities in order to work with them, so it’s essential to go to them rather than them coming to us,” says Suli. “It’s important to understand how our

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Whakarongorau Aotearoa: Listening with great intent and purpose

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Homecare Medical has a new name – Whakarongorau Aotearoa. The English version of the name is New Zealand Telehealth Services. There is no change to the service brands. Chief Executive, Andrew Slater says they began the review into their organisational name in 2018. “We wanted to find a name that better described the work we

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Q&A with Pegasus Health Privacy Advisor, Rebecca Hawkins

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1. How is your health information protected? The Health Information Privacy Code controls how health information is handled. The Code has 13 rules that set out obligations for organisations to only collect the information they need, to be open with people, and to ensure their information is used and protected appropriately. If you know your

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Privacy Week 2021: Making privacy our priority

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New Zealand’s annual Privacy Week, promoted by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner to raise privacy awareness, was held from 10 May, with the theme being: “Make privacy a priority.” Of particular importance this year is the acknowledgement that the Privacy Act and Health Information Privacy Code were updated in December 2020. Pegasus has been

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Te Hā – Waitaha: Support vital in beating smoking addiction

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Ben started smoking cigarettes at age 12. Over the years, the now 40-year-old developed, and eventually fought, addiction to various substances. He’s been drug-free for more than five years. But nicotine was an addiction he struggled to overcome. In early 2021, Ben sought help from Te Hā – Waitaha, a smokefree support service to stop

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It’s a privilege to take one for the team

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Frontline health staff are now getting vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect themselves, their whānau and their patients. Mass vaccination centres have been set up in Christchurch by the Canterbury District Health Board, supported by additional primary care designated clinics, which are being established in Christchurch and across rural areas of Canterbury. Pegasus Primary Mental Health

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Pegasus 2025 Newsletter – April 2021

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Our latest edition of Pegasus 2025 newsletter is out now! Highlights this month include: Our pilot programme for Pegasus small group education How Te Tumu Waiora is providing personalised and holistic care to people experiencing wellbeing issues A celebration of the diversity of roles in nursing. Read the newsletter online or download the PDF Subscribe

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