1786 smokers helped to quit in Waitemata DHB region
Reduced number of smokers across ProCare network
ProCare finished 2nd in PHO league table (previously 29th out of 35)
Waitemata DHB finished 1st in the DHB league table (previously 19th)
Exceeded the national health target of 90%
Increased referrals to cessation services
Smokefree advice provided to 25,851 Waitemata DHB patients
Improvements from Jul 2013 - Jun 2014:
Feedback from ProCare Practices
Working closely with the ProCare team was also definitely a key enabler… One area of support that really stood out was ProCare’s suggestion that we consider using texting to reach our patients.
- Greg Clarke, Health New Lynn Chief Executive
We moved from 40% performance with the smoking health target to maintaining around 94% now - flexible help really appreciated.
- Nurse Manager, Te Puna Hauora