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Gold Coast Primary Health Care News

Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) has a number of regular printed and email publications for the community organisations, allied healthcare, general practices and general practitioners.

Your Local News

Your Local News is a monthly publication produced by Gold Coast Primary Health Network. Your Local News contains information for stakeholders, community organisations, the general public, allied health and healthcare professionals. View the current edition and past editions by clicking here.

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Generally Speaking

Generally Speaking is a monthly publication produced by Gold Coast Primary Health Network. It is an important resource for General Practice, with local information on GP/practice nurse training and education, quality initiatives, referral information, events, job notifications and local Gold Coast health and community programs that can benefit general practitioners and patients.

If you would like to subscribe to Generally Speaking please click here.

Secure GP Bulletin

The GP Bulletin is an secure online news bulletin specifically for local Gold Coast GPs, to provide timely and up-to-date information as quickly as possible. It is published weekly, however additional bulletins will be sent for any urgent updates. Content includes health alerts from Commonwealth and state authorities, information from Gold Coast Health Clinical Services, education and quality activities and events.

Please note - This newsletter is sent out to local Gold Coast GPs only. If you are not a GP or outside the Gold Coast you will not be approved to receive this publication. GPs located in nearby surrounding areas that refer to Gold Coast Health Services or are travelling to the Gold Coast for events will be considered upon application.

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Media Releases

Want to know more about what Gold Coast Primary Health Network has been doing to improve the health and wellbeing of the Gold Coast community? Find out more by viewing our recent press releases.
 

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Screening vs Diagnostic Mammography: Information for GPs
GP News
Screening vs Diagnostic Mammography: Information for GPs
Date: 21/01/2020

BreastScreen Queensland (BSQ) currently has increased appointment availability for eligible women, with reduced wait times of one week across Gold Coast clinics.

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Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service: High Risk Foot Podiatry Service
GP News
Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service: High Risk Foot Podiatr...
Date: 21/01/2020

Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service have released correspondence to advise clinicians on how you can refer patients to the High-Risk Foot Podiatry service within the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

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Education and Support Pilot Project: Palliative and End of Life Care in RACFs
GP News
Education and Support Pilot Project: Palliative and End of Lif...
Date: 21/01/2020

Gold Coast Primary Health Care Network (GCPHN) and Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCH) are working together in a pilot project designed to assist general practitioners (GPs) and residential aged care facility (RACF) staff to address palliative and end of life care.

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How up-to-date is your knowledge of OSA? Invitation to participate in a short, anonymous online survey
GP News
How up-to-date is your knowledge of OSA? Invitation to partici...
Date: 21/01/2020

The Specialist Sleep Service of the Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) wants to find out how new ways of funding sleep studies is impacting GPs and whether they have any unmet learning needs.

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Heart Foundation Health Professional Ambassador Program Workshop
Health Professionals
Heart Foundation Health Professional Ambassador Program Workshop
Date: 16/01/2020

The Heart Foundation is seeking health professionals including but not limited to doctors, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers who are passionate about improving cardiovascular health to become a Heart Foundation Ambassador.

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Research study on allied health in palliative aged care
Seniors / Aged Care
Research study on allied health in palliative aged care
Date: 15/01/2020

End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) at Flinders University are running a study looking at the role of allied health professionals providing palliative care for older Australians in residential and community aged care.

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Bushfire information for health professionals and the community
Health Professionals
Bushfire information for health professionals and the community
Date: 14/01/2020

A range of helpful resources and information has been collated to assist GPs and their patients who may be affected by the bushfire situation in Australia.

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Living and dying in comfort for diverse populations
Seniors / Aged Care
Living and dying in comfort for diverse populations
Date: 13/01/2020

ELDAC’s new ‘Diverse Populations' webpages provide guidance and resources for health professionals and aged care workers to support palliative care and advance care planning to improve the care of older diverse Australians. 

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 National Preventative Health Strategy: Have your say
Community
National Preventative Health Strategy: Have your say
Date: 13/01/2020

The Living Well for Longer – National Preventive Health Strategy Survey is now live on the Department of Health’s website

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GCPHN seeking GP for GCH Clinical Handover Committee
GP News
GCPHN seeking GP for GCH Clinical Handover Committee
Date: 13/01/2020

Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) is seeking a GP to be a member of the Gold Coast Health (GCH) Clinical Handover committee. 

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