Happy new year everyone. Te Pou offices are now open for 2021.
Te Pou has collaborated with the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and Wellbeing Wellington to develop this toolkit to assist the conversations between a prescribing health professional and a person accessing their service about wellbeing and physical health. This includes specific implications of the medication(s) they are, or may be, prescribed and information on what could be involved in discontinuing the medication.
The toolkit comprises:
A video modelling a prescribing conversation between a patient and her GP and showing how primary care professionals can use wellbeing-focussed prescribing.
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