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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.

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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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Eradicating Hepatitis C in the Gold Coast community remains a high priority
GP News
Eradicating Hepatitis C in the Gold Coast community remains a ...
Date: 29/03/2019

Australia is leading the world in treating out Hepatitis C population with the dual aims of treating people at risk of serious liver disease and reducing the population with disease enough to stop reinfection in our at-risk communities. We have done well to date, treating probably a third of Hepatitis C infected people.

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New incentive supports paperless healthcare
General Practice News
New incentive supports paperless healthcare
Date: 29/03/2019

In support of a paperless industry, the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has launched an initiative to enhance secure messaging functionality by 2020.

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Opportunities for GPs in the Gold Coast Forensic Medicine Service
GP News
Opportunities for GPs in the Gold Coast Forensic Medicine Service
Date: 29/03/2019

The Gold Coast Forensic Medicine (GCFM) Specialist Service (the Service) is currently looking for general practitioners (GPs) who are interested in part-time, temporary positions in Forensic Medicine (FM).

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Heart Foundation launches Heart Age Calculator
Community
Heart Foundation launches Heart Age Calculator
Date: 29/03/2019

In an effort to get more people thinking about their personal risk of heart disease, the Heart Foundation has launched a new Heart Age Calculator located on the Heart Foundation’s website.

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RACGP guide to assist GPs and practices with accreditation
General Practice News
RACGP guide to assist GPs and practices with accreditation
Date: 26/03/2019

To assist GPs and practices with accreditation and the maintenance of high quality health records, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has developed a guide called Improving health record quality in general practice.

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Gold Coast Health implementing a new medical imaging system
GP News
Gold Coast Health implementing a new medical imaging system
Date: 26/03/2019

From April 2019, Gold Coast Health will be implementing a new picture archiving and community system (PACS) viewing application at Gold Coast University and Robina Hospitals.

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Queensland Pelvic Mesh Service now accepting referrals
GP News
Queensland Pelvic Mesh Service now accepting referrals
Date: 26/03/2019

The Queensland Pelvic Mesh Service (QPMS) is now accepting referrals from general practitioners (GPs).

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Australian Medicinal Cannabis Safety and Effectiveness Study
GP News
Australian Medicinal Cannabis Safety and Effectiveness Study
Date: 25/03/2019

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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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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