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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.

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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. View the current edition and past editions by clicking here. If your practice would like to subscribe to Generally Speaking please email communications@gcphn.com.au.

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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Getting your practice ready for Heart Week
General Practice News
Getting your practice ready for Heart Week
Date: 22/03/2019

Heart Week (28 April - 4 May) is your opportunity to talk with patients about their heart health and the proactive steps they can take to reduce their risk of developing heart disease.

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Assistance available for those affected by tragedy
Community
Assistance available for those affected by tragedy
Date: 21/03/2019

Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) understands that in an age of 24-hour news and social media coverage, people are often surrounded with information about traumatic events

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Program available for people with severe and enduring mental health concerns
GP News
Program available for people with severe and enduring mental h...
Date: 18/03/2019

Gold Coast general practitioners (GPs) have new treatment options available for their patients with severe and enduring mental health concerns, with a new program we have recently commissioned called Plus Social.

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EOIs: Paediatric Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Clinical Advisory Group
GP News
EOIs: Paediatric Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Clinical Adviso...
Date: 14/03/2019

Queensland Health are currently seeking expressions of interest from clinicians to be involved in the Paediatric Orthopaedics and Rheumatology Clinical Advisory Group (CAG).

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Seeking GPs with Special Interest in Forensic Medicine at Gold Coast Health
GP News
Seeking GPs with Special Interest in Forensic Medicine at Gold...
Date: 13/03/2019

The General Practice Liaison Unit (GPLU) is seeking expressions of interest to join the growing team of GPs with Special Interest (GPwSIs) at Gold Coast Health.

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Returning BreastScreen Queensland Clinical Examination Outcome Forms
GP News
Returning BreastScreen Queensland Clinical Examination Outcome...
Date: 13/03/2019

Promptly returning BreastScreen Queensland’s (BSQ) Clinical Examination Outcome Forms greatly assists the local BSQ Gold Coast Service to meet BreastScreen Australia National Accreditation Standards.

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My Health Record tip for GPs
My Health Record
My Health Record tip for GPs
Date: 12/03/2019

When checking to see if a patient has a My Health Record (MyHR), it is good practice to click on the MyHR tab in their clinical record.

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Australian Medicinal Cannabis Safety and Effectiveness Study
GP News
Australian Medicinal Cannabis Safety and Effectiveness Study
Date: 11/03/2019

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in collaboration with the University of Melbourne and the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics at the University of Sydney, are currently running a survey for doctors and their patients on their experiences with medicinal cannabis.

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Time-saving tool available for busy GPs seeking patient resources
GP News
Time-saving tool available for busy GPs seeking patient resources
Date: 11/03/2019

Time-saving tool available for busy GPs seeking patient resources

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Moving Pictures: Dementia resources for Australia’s multicultural communities
Community
Moving Pictures: Dementia resources for Australia’s multicultu...
Date: 11/03/2019

Moving Pictures is a project by the National Ageing Research Institute which aims to raise awareness about dementia for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

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