Whanganui and MidCentral health districts join forces to improve patient care

6 November 2017 For the past year and a half, clinical staff at Whanganui Hospital have been able to view a summary of the health information held by a patient’s GP, through a Shared Care Record. This has meant that the doctors treating a patient are better placed to make safe and sound clinical decisions,Continue reading “Whanganui and MidCentral health districts join forces to improve patient care”

Greater Wellington Region Shared Care Record

25 November 2016 The electronic Shared Care Record allows authorised health professionals such as After Hours Medical Centres and Hospital Emergency Department doctors involved in your care within the Capital and Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa Regions to access a summary of your health information. From 1 December 2016, approved health care providers will beContinue reading “Greater Wellington Region Shared Care Record”

Sharing your Laboratory Information

20 April 2016 You may be interested in learning of another information sharing system which is now available in the Wellington, Wairarapa and Hutt Valley regions. There has been a recent change in laboratory provider in the Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa regions, with Wellington SCL now managing all laboratory services across the districts. AsContinue reading “Sharing your Laboratory Information”

Whanganui Share Health Information Between Services

01 December 2015 From December 2015, authorised Whanganui Accident & Medical clinical staff will be able to view a summary of the health information held by a patient’s GP. Whanganui DHB Chief Medical Officer Dr Frank Rawlinson says that within the next six months the Whanganui Hospital will also be able to access this sameContinue reading “Whanganui Share Health Information Between Services”

Major Improvements to the Shared Care Record Planned for September

01 September 2015 In September 2015 three major improvements are being made to the Shared Care Record which will enable better care for more patients and will allow more transparent information to be available to patients about the Shared Record. The first improvement will see 21,276 more patients with a Shared Care Record, as sevenContinue reading “Major Improvements to the Shared Care Record Planned for September”

Hutt Valley patients to benefit from new online health record

23 April 2015 From April 2015, authorised Hutt Hospital clinical staff will be able to view a summary of the health information held by their patient’s GP. The new online access to the Shared Care Record means health providers can safely and easily access a summary of patient information through a secure connection. Information canContinue reading “Hutt Valley patients to benefit from new online health record”

Shared Care Records Growing in the Wairarapa

09 September 2014 The Shared Care Record is growing. It is currently in place for adult patients from Masterton Medical, Whaiora, Carterton Medical Centre, Martinborough Health Centre, Featherston Medical Centre and Greytown Medical Centre. From 1 October, children and young people under 18 will also have their GP information available on the Shared Care Record.Continue reading “Shared Care Records Growing in the Wairarapa”

New online health record a big step forward for patients in Wellington Region

04 April 2014 From 7 April 2014, health record summaries from General Practices will be immediately available to hospital clinicians and afterhours GPs, as a new system for accessing primary care health records online is launched in Wellington, Porirua and the Kapiti Coast. The Shared Care Record enables health providers to safely and easily accessContinue reading “New online health record a big step forward for patients in Wellington Region”

South Wairarapa Practices join Shared Care Record project

12 August 2013 Patients at Greytown and Featherston Medical Centres can now reap the benefits of the regional Shared Care Record project. This means that if they arrive in the Wairarapa Hospital Emergency department or need to seek out of hours medical services at another practice, the clinicians can see a summary of their GPContinue reading “South Wairarapa Practices join Shared Care Record project”

Wairarapa Shared Health Information to Be Available to Community Pharmacy

20 June 2013 Pharmacists working in the community will soon be able to access vital parts of patient shared health records from general practice. The aim of this project is to help health professionals collaborate more efficiently around patient health information providing better, sooner and more convenient services to them. The project has already seenContinue reading “Wairarapa Shared Health Information to Be Available to Community Pharmacy”