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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. View the current edition and past editions by clicking here.

If you would like to 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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Type1Screen - Free Risk Screening for Type 1 Diabetes
GP News
Type1Screen - Free Risk Screening for Type 1 Diabetes
Date: 17/09/2019

A new Australian and New Zealand initiative, ‘Type1Screen’ offers free type 1 diabetes risk screening to 2-30-year olds who have a family member with type 1 diabetes.

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My Health Record Organisation Readiness Checklist
My Health Record
My Health Record Organisation Readiness Checklist
Date: 17/09/2019

The Agency’s Education Delivery team have updated the My Health Record Organisation Readiness Checklist to guide provider organisation managers and digital health officers to support individuals proceed from awareness to a thorough implementation of My Health Record.

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Opportunity: Tender and submission writing for general practice
General Practice News
Opportunity: Tender and submission writing for general practice
Date: 17/09/2019

UNE Partnerships is offering access to a free tender and submission writing course for general practice developed in partnership with Coordinare.

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Wound Care Quality Improvement Initiative Award
General Practice News
Wound Care Quality Improvement Initiative Award
Date: 17/09/2019

Smith & Nephew has partnered with Wounds Australia as a proud sponsor of Wound Care Quality Improvement Initiative Award.

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Complex Care hotline for GPs, patients and their families and carers
Community
Complex Care hotline for GPs, patients and their families and ...
Date: 17/09/2019

​A Complex Care hotline, launched by Gold Coast Health earlier in the year, is providing assistance to general practitioners (GPs), patients with complex care issues and their families and carers.

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Mental health support for local residents affected by bushfires
Mental Health
Mental health support for local residents affected by bushfires
Date: 16/09/2019

With bushfires affecting residents across the Gold Coast and surrounding regions, many in our community may find themselves in challenging and stressful situations.

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Starting the Advance Care Planning conversation with your patients
Health Professionals
Starting the Advance Care Planning conversation with your pati...
Date: 16/09/2019

Advance Care Planning is not an easy subject to bring up with patients. Starting the conversation can be the most difficult part of the process, but will add tremendous value to your patients at a time in which they may be too unwell to communicate for themselves.

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Planning for a compassionate and connected Gold Coast community
Mental Health
Planning for a compassionate and connected Gold Coast community
Date: 11/09/2019

Have your say on the draft vision for the Joint Regional Plan for mental health, suicide prevention, alcohol and other drugs services.

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Gold Coast Health advice during bushfire season
Community
Gold Coast Health advice during bushfire season
Date: 10/09/2019

People with respiratory illnesses who are impacted by smoke haze from bushfires across South East Queensland are being reminded to monitor their health condition closely.

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CEO Report - September
GCPHN News
CEO Report - September
Date: 9/09/2019

We are back to that time of year where we ask local GPs to consider mentoring students as part of the clinical placements program run by Bond University, Griffith University and Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN).

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