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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 Heathcare, General Practices and GPs.

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 GP's 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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Mental Health Checklist for new and expecting parents
Health Professionals
Mental Health Checklist for new and expecting parents
Date: 12/11/2018

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness (PANDA) Week is here (11-17 November) and PANDA have launched a mental health Checklist for expecting and new parents.

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Phishing email identified by Australian Digital Health Agency
My Health Record
Phishing email identified by Australian Digital Health Agency
Date: 12/11/2018

The Australian Digital Health Agency has identified an email phishing campaign that contains a link to download malicious software (malware) on a user’s device.

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Clinicians and parents wanted in childhood obesity research project
GP News
Clinicians and parents wanted in childhood obesity research pr...
Date: 12/11/2018

A research team at the University of Queensland are developing an electronic tool (i-PATHWAY) to predict childhood obesity.

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Queensland Ambulance Service - Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Paramedicine
Community
Queensland Ambulance Service - Graduate Certificate in Primary...
Date: 7/11/2018

The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) is in the final stages of developing a Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Paramedicine.

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CEO Report November
GCPHN News
CEO Report November
Date: 5/11/2018

As we head into the final months of the year, our activities and work show no signs of slowing down. During November, we have lots of events and opportunities for health professionals and members of our community, including My Health Record briefings for the disability, allied health and aged care sectors.

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International review puts Australia ahead in personal control of electronic health records
GCPHN News
International review puts Australia ahead in personal control ...
Date: 5/11/2018

An international comparison review of digital health record systems shows My Health Record consumers in Australia have more ability to personally control their digital health information than in similar countries worldwide.

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Selecting secure IT vendors toolkit
Health Professionals
Selecting secure IT vendors toolkit
Date: 2/11/2018

A new toolkit to assist healthcare providers to select secure information technology (IT) vendors has been released by the Australian Digital Health Agency. It is available from our Digital Health Cyber Security Centre.

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18 million Australians will have a My Health Record – are you ready?
My Health Record
18 million Australians will have a My Health Record – are you ...
Date: 2/11/2018

Following the end of the opt-out period (November 15), approximately 18 million Australians will have a My Health Record.

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week
Community
World Antibiotic Awareness Week
Date: 1/11/2018

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (12-18 November) aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.

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National Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines identify key changes for GPs
GP News
National Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines identify key c...
Date: 31/10/2018

An analysis of last year's updated national colorectal cancer screening guidelines has identified a few key changes for GPs.

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