COVID-19: Our in-person workshops and events have been postponed or cancelled, but we are actively working to find other ways to deliver these sessions. For information about particular events, please see our Initiatives pages, or contact us directly by email at info@tepou.co.nz.

COVID-19: Our in-person workshops and events have been postponed or cancelled, but we are actively working to find other ways to deliver these sessions. For information about particular events, please see our Initiatives pages, or contact us directly by email at info@tepou.co.nz.

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13 December 2018

By Mark Smith

Common clinical wisdom relies on quality data

Te Pou Data, Information and Research Principal Advisor, Mark Smith shares his thoughts about the importance of quality data to provide rich information that can expand knowledge.

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25 July 2018

By Mark Smith

Handover Information Pulse

In this column, Mark Smith (NP), principal advisor, Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui, discusses the concept of the information exchange and throws a bouquet in the direction of the Ministry of Health.

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11 December 2017

By Mark Smith

Nurse practitioner inaugural development meeting

This inaugural meeting brought together 14 of the 17 nurse practitioners (NPs) supporting people experiencing mental health or addiction problems, and disabled people. Held in Auckland at the Te Pou office on 17 October, this meeting provided a useful opportunity for the NPs to discuss their roles.

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2 October 2017

By Mark Smith

Psychosis and services in New Zealand

Mark Smith blogs upon his return from the recent ISPS Liverpool conference on psychosis.

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28 September 2017

By Mark Smith

Reflections on the past decade

Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui principal advisor Mark Smith.

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8 June 2017

By Mark Smith

AMHOIC - A story of our time

I want to tell you a simple story. A story of how data and information came from being a poor relation of mental health and addiction services, to being so integral even our Prime Minister champions its collection and use.

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