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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 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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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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Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards recognise local program
Mental Health
Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards recognise loc...
Date: 30/10/2018

Wesley Mission Queensland’s Expanded Horizons Program were successful in winning at the recent Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards.

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Gold Coast Health seeking feedback on obesity stigma
Community
Gold Coast Health seeking feedback on obesity stigma
Date: 30/10/2018

​Gold Coast Health is developing a Gold Coast Active and Healthy City Strategy which is a shared commitment to support the community in adopting a healthy lifestyle. 

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General Practice: Health of the Nation 2018
GP News
General Practice: Health of the Nation 2018
Date: 30/10/2018

The General Practice: Health of the Nation report draws on specifically commissioned research involving more than 1500 RACGP Fellows from all parts of Australia

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RACGP Position statement: Billing for general practice services
GP News
RACGP Position statement: Billing for general practice services
Date: 30/10/2018

General practices require tailored, sustainable business and billing models in place to remain viable and continue to provide high quality care to the community.

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Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) fee summary 2018
GP News
Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) fee summary 2018
Date: 30/10/2018

The RACGP provides its annual MBS fee summary to members as a quick and easy reference to MBS item numbers and patient rebates relevant to general practice.

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Have your say and win big with CheckUP's annual survey
Community
Have your say and win big with CheckUP's annual survey
Date: 30/10/2018

CheckUP’s annual Health in Focus survey is now open! This survey will help capture a snapshot of the Queensland community in relation to their health and the health care they receive.

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Transition of HPV vaccination records to Australian Immunisation Register (AIR)
GP News
Transition of HPV vaccination records to Australian Immunisati...
Date: 29/10/2018

As of 10 September 2018, human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine doses are now able to be recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).

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Resources for improving palliative services to home-based patients
Health Professionals
Resources for improving palliative services to home-based pati...
Date: 29/10/2018

caring@home aims to improve the quality of palliative care service delivery across Australia by providing resources that will support people to be cared for and to die at home, if that is their choice.

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