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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.
 

The HealthyGC Newsfeed

Caring for Carers: a new program to reach carers for people with dementia
Community
Caring for Carers: a new program to reach carers for people wi...
Date: 16/10/2018

Are you the main carer for someone with dementia? Is it hard to attend things because of your caring duties? Does isolation or distance make it difficult to meet people? Would you like to join a free program, from home, and meet others in a similar circumstance?

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Nurses, APNA needs your ideas!
Health Professionals
Nurses, APNA needs your ideas!
Date: 16/10/2018

Go in the draw to win one of two $120 Coles Myer gift cards! We are asking nurses what you have, what you need and what you want from your continuing professional development—in relation to chronic disease management and healthy ageing.

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CEO Report October 2018
GCPHN News
CEO Report October 2018
Date: 12/10/2018

Queensland Mental Health Week is currently running (6 October – 14 October 2018) and is an opportunity to focus on the importance of mental health and wellbeing. You can get invloved by You can get involved by attending one of the many free local events on offer. 

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1-2-3 for a Health Ready GC
Community
1-2-3 for a Health Ready GC
Date: 12/10/2018

Have you thought about how health needs fit into your emergency plan? Get health-ready and be prepared if a storm, flood, fire, pandemic or other disaster strikes.

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Recalls and reminders
General Practice News
Recalls and reminders
Date: 12/10/2018

​We often receive enquiries regarding how many attempted contacts are required for a recall/reminder.

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Update to Returned Referral Letters
GP News
Update to Returned Referral Letters
Date: 9/10/2018

The General Practice Liaison Unit (the GPLU) has received feedback from local General Practitioners that when incomplete referrals are returned by Gold Coast Health to a GP,  it needs to be made clearer what missing information is required.

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Referral Information Roadshow Update
GP News
Referral Information Roadshow Update
Date: 9/10/2018

Dr Danika Fietz and her team have visited 91 general practices across the Gold Coast so far.

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Expanded Horizons Program
GP News
Expanded Horizons Program
Date: 9/10/2018

The Expanded Horizons program also known as QSPACE is supported by the Gold Coast Primary Health Network

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New Clinical Genetic Service
GP News
New Clinical Genetic Service
Date: 9/10/2018

New position statements from the RACGP and RANZCOG recognising the importance of preconception carrier screening, mean more patients will present to your surgery, looking for information regarding rare genetic conditions and the role of genetic testing.

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Review published to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nutrition and food security
GCPHN News
Review published to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islan...
Date: 9/10/2018

New review confirms that community involvement is the most important factor determining the success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander food and nutrition programs

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