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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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Cancer Screening Test reminders for patients
Health Professionals
Cancer Screening Test reminders for patients
Date: 16/01/2019

During November and in early December 2018, the National Cancer Screening Register commenced sending reminders to women who are overdue for their next routine Cervical Screening Test.

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Updated guidelines for treatment of anxiety disorders
Health Professionals
Updated guidelines for treatment of anxiety disorders
Date: 15/01/2019

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) has published new clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of adults with panic disorder, social anxiety disorder (SAD) and generalised anxiety disorder (GAD).

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Seeking EOIs for GCPHN's Community Advisory Council
GCPHN News
Seeking EOIs for GCPHN's Community Advisory Council
Date: 14/01/2019

Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) are currently recruiting for a number of people to join our Community Advisory Council (CAC).

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Public consultation: Maternal pertussis vaccination recommendations
Community
Public consultation: Maternal pertussis vaccination recommenda...
Date: 14/01/2019

A public consultation is now open on proposed changes to maternal pertussis vaccination recommendations in the Australian Immunisation Handbook (Handbook).

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Electronic Discharge Summaries now available in improved format
General Practice News
Electronic Discharge Summaries now available in improved format
Date: 14/01/2019

The default text format of a discharge summary does not include results and outcomes from Pathology and Medical Imaging when sent to practices electronically, which may be the reason some general practitioners (GPs) may only see the tests ordered.

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New Withdrawal Management Quick Reference Guides for health professionals
Health Professionals
New Withdrawal Management Quick Reference Guides for health pr...
Date: 14/01/2019

Quick reference guides have been released to assist health and medical practitioners to quickly and effectively respond to clients and patients experiencing withdrawal from alcohol, cannabis, opioids, amphetamines and benzodiazepines

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My Health Record information packs being distributed to GPs
General Practice News
My Health Record information packs being distributed to GPs
Date: 14/01/2019

Information packs are currently being distributed to general practices with updates about My Health Record including information on the strengthened privacy protections.

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GP survey on alcohol and pregnancy
GP News
GP survey on alcohol and pregnancy
Date: 14/01/2019

The Women Want to Know (WWTK) project encourages health professionals to discuss alcohol and pregnancy to ensure that women receive the right advice

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Volunteer practices / GPs urgently required for GCHHS medical imaging interface testing
General Practice News
Volunteer practices / GPs urgently required for GCHHS medical ...
Date: 14/01/2019

Gold Coast Health is delivering a new medical imaging system at Gold Coast University and Robina Hospitals. From April 2019, diagnostic images and results will instantly be delivered to registered clinicians through a purpose-built interface.

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Investment in youth mental health ensures continued support for young people across Australia
Mental Health
Investment in youth mental health ensures continued support fo...
Date: 11/01/2019

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation welcomes the Minister for Health’s announcement of continued investment to support the delivery of the headspace platform.

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