The fate of PRIME was one of the questions raised with health minister David Clark by GP CME South delegates during a well-attended NZMA medico-political session today
“We’re exhausted, the budgets are exhausted…we are value for money for our communities, the health service and St John. Once we go, like GP obstetrici, Dr Sarah Creegan, Waimate GP Sarah Creegan was among GPs concerned about the survival of PRIME services
Your patient with type 2 diabetes is not reaching HbA1c target after lifestyle changes and treatment with metformin. So what next? Dr Rick Cutfield takes an expert look at the second-line treatment options available in New Zealand, including newly funded DPP-4 inhibitor vildagliptin.