The New Zealand Medical Journal recently published a paper describing the rationale behind the development of the Mana Tū programme. Mana Tū is a unique Māori-lead programme developed and led by the National Hauora Coalition that supports people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes to successfully self-manage with their condition.
NHC engaged Julian King & Associates Limited to undertake an evaluation of the FFP programme, which was designed as a new approach to primary health care funding allocation, and reducing inequities among high needs populations.
NHC led a series of four pilot interventions to test whether they had an impact on antibiotic adherence. The trial was carried out in the South Auckland community during late 2014.
NHC recently published a report to articulate equity considerations regarding the sustainability of very ‘high needs’ Primary Care practices in a capitated environment.