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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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NDIS now fully operational and available in all areas of Queensland
Community
NDIS now fully operational and available in all areas of Queen...
Date: 7/08/2019

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is now fully operational and available in all areas of Queensland.

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Updated information for practices accessing and using the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) – High Importance
Health Professionals
Updated information for practices accessing and using the Aust...
Date: 7/08/2019

The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) is changing the way your staff access the AIR secure website.

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Nurses wanted for research study on managing sleep disorders
Health Professionals
Nurses wanted for research study on managing sleep disorders
Date: 6/08/2019

Nurses are invited to participate in a National Health and Medical Research Council funded research study that aims to improve care of patients with sleeping disorders.

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Carl's Corner - Not everything important is measurable
GCPHN News
Carl's Corner - Not everything important is measurable
Date: 5/08/2019

An update from Dr Carl de Wet, former GPLO at Gold Coast Health.

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Gold Coast Health, High-Risk Foot Podiatry Service
Health Professionals
Gold Coast Health, High-Risk Foot Podiatry Service
Date: 2/08/2019

The Gold Coast Health High Risk-Foot Podiatry Service is a service for patients with current foot ulcer, peripheral arterial disease, peripheral neuropathy, previous foot ulceration and/or lower limb amputation.

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Paediatric Pearls - Atopic Eczema
Health Professionals
Paediatric Pearls - Atopic Eczema
Date: 31/07/2019

Atopic eczema is common in early childhood and can affect up to a third of children.

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My Health Record assists healthcare providers to make informed decisions
My Health Record
My Health Record assists healthcare providers to make informed...
Date: 30/07/2019

April to October is Australia’s flu season and experts are predicting 2019 to be one of our worst years in the last decade. Three times as many people have already been diagnosed with influenza, commonly known as the flu, compared to the same period in other years.

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Record breast screening numbers achieved thanks to Primary Health Care support
General Practice News
Record breast screening numbers achieved thanks to Primary Hea...
Date: 30/07/2019

An increased number of BreastScreen Queensland Gold Coast Service clients reported it was their doctor or health professional recommendation that prompted them to book a breast screen last financial year.

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Is your practice prepared for PIP QI Incentive?
Health Professionals
Is your practice prepared for PIP QI Incentive?
Date: 23/07/2019

PIP QI Incentive commences next Thursday 1st August. You can make sure your practice is prepared by ensuring you have a PRODA account to register the PIP QI Incentive through HPOS.

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Cervical Screening providers without Register Identifier Number
Health Professionals
Cervical Screening providers without Register Identifier Number
Date: 23/07/2019

Cervical screening healthcare providers without a Medicare provider number are now able to access participant information for the National Cervical Screening Program through the National Cancer Screening Register (NCSR).

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