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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.
 

The HealthyGC Newsfeed

Seeking expressions of interest: Dementia and Cognitive Impairment CAG
GP News
Seeking expressions of interest: Dementia and Cognitive Impair...
Date: 28/05/2019

Queensland Health are currently seeking expressions of interest from clinicians to be involved in the Dementia and Cognitive Impairment Clinical Advisory Group.

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GPs can give evidence-based support to parents with Accredited training
GP News
GPs can give evidence-based support to parents with Accredited...
Date: 28/05/2019

A free two-and-a-half day course to deliver Primary Care Triple P (a brief parenting intervention which includes printed Tip Sheets to help with specific issues) has now been Accredited under the QI&CPD Program for all Queensland GPs.

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GPs asked for feedback on National Cancer Screening Programs
GP News
GPs asked for feedback on National Cancer Screening Programs
Date: 28/05/2019

True Relationships and Reproductive Health (TRUE), on behalf of the Cancer Screening Unit, Queensland Health, is conducting a survey to determine the current awareness, knowledge, and professional development needs and interests of GPs around National Cancer Screening Programs.

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New and updated referral templates on HealthyGC
General Practice News
New and updated referral templates on HealthyGC
Date: 28/05/2019

Referral templates for Sexual Health and Oncology are now available on HealthyGC.

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Acyclovir-induced neurotoxicity in Gold Coast patients
GP News
Acyclovir-induced neurotoxicity in Gold Coast patients
Date: 28/05/2019

There have been two recent cases of oral Acyclovir inducing neurotoxicity in Gold Coast patients. Both patients had pre-existing renal impairment.

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Gold Coast Health receives funding to support people who choose to die at home
Health Professionals
Gold Coast Health receives funding to support people who ...
Date: 28/05/2019

Gold Coast Health (GCH) has received funding to implement a discharge pathway to support people who choose to die at home. 

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Referral template available for Gold Coast Sexual Health clinics 
GP News
Referral template available for Gold Coast Sexual Health clini...
Date: 27/05/2019

The Gold Coast Sexual Health Service is a specialist department within Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

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Deafness and Mental Health Service supporting people in QLD
Mental Health
Deafness and Mental Health Service supporting people in QLD
Date: 27/05/2019

The Deafness and Mental Health Service is a Statewide consultation and liaison service promoting appropriate and accessible mental health care for deaf and hard of hearing people throughout Queensland. 

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QLD Health’s childhood oral health campaign
Health Professionals
QLD Health’s childhood oral health campaign
Date: 22/05/2019

Oral health is important to a child’s overall health and wellbeing so it is important to start forming good dental habits early.

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Navigating genomic testing in primary care: A new e-learning module
GP News
Navigating genomic testing in primary care: A new e-learning m...
Date: 22/05/2019

To assist general practitioners (GPs) in engaging in more discussions around genomic information with patients, the Garvan Institute of Medical Research worked with ThinkGP to develop a 1.5 hour interactive module.

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