New Zealand Cardiac Surgery National Report 2018

The fourth annual report on publicly funded cardiac surgical services in New Zealand.

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management for Primary Care

This publication updates cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk equations to estimate CVD risk and provides guidance on CVD risk management.

More Heart and Diabetes Checks Evaluation

This report contains the findings and recommendations from an independent evaluation of the More Heart and Diabetes Checks health target.

Self-management Support for People with Long-term Conditions

This document supports people to manage their long-term conditions, and includes definitions of long-term conditions as well as links to examples of current work.

General Practice Toolkit for more heart and diabetes checks and better help for smokers to quit

A series of educational videos answering common questions and offering support to general practice for the more heart and diabetes checks and better help for smokers to quit health targets has been developed.

Effective behaviour change in long-term conditions

The NZ Guidelines Group completed a rapidE process as part of their contract with the Ministry of Health to produce evidence-based guidance for the health sector focusing on implementation.
The rapidE process looked at the available evidence on the effectiveness of health behaviour change interventions for people with long-term conditions.
The rapidE process produced a suite of documents.

New Zealand Primary Care Handbook 2012

The New Zealand Primary Care Handbook 2012 is the updated (third) edition of the original New Zealand Cardiovascular Guidelines Handbook (last revised in 2009).

National Cardiac Surgery Update

This publication looks at the work of the National Cardiac Surgery Clinical Network, and their work with the National Health Board (NHB) and District Health Boards (DHBs) to help reduce patient waiting times to levels never achieved before.

Te Toi Hauora-Nui: Achieving excellence through innovative Māori health service delivery

Te Toi Hauora-nui provides information about innovative service approaches to improving Maori health, with particular emphasis on cardiovascular and diabetes mellitus programmes delivered in the primary care setting. The report outlines key findings, critical success factors that providers use to achieve successful results, and areas for improvement.

Mortality and Demographic Data 2006

Annual statistical publication that collates and analyses information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand. The commentary summarises key facts, mortality rates, trends and major causes of death by age group and sex.

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Quality Improvement Plan

The Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) establishes a nationally consistent framework for continuous quality improvement of clinical services for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The QIP sets out specific, practical recommendations and areas for priority actions across different clinical settings.

Atrial Fibrillation

This booklet is for people who have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. It has been written to help you better understand your condition and how it is best managed.

Influences in Childhood on the Development of Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes in Adulthood

This paper provides a comprehensive review of the medical literature around the childhood determinants of adult diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Assessment and Management of Cardiovascular Risk

An evidence-based summary of effective practice in the assessment and management of cardiovascular risk, designed for primary care practitioners.

Assessment and Management of Cardiovascular Risk Summary

Summary document for The Assessment and Management of Cardiovascular Risk guidelines.
Seeks to assist informed decision-making by adults with and without known cardiovascular disease, their families, whānau and their health care providers.