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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 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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Is your practice prepared for My Health Record, post opt out?
General Practice News
Is your practice prepared for My Health Record, post opt out?
Date: 18/02/2019

Records will soon be created for every eligible Australian who wants one. Once created, they will be able to log in to their My Health Record (MyHR) through their myGov account and start managing their information and preferences

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Consultations Now Open: Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights
Community
Consultations Now Open: Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights
Date: 14/02/2019

The Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Healthcare has commenced a national consultation on the draft second edition of the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights.

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Supporting connection in older age
Seniors / Aged Care
Supporting connection in older age
Date: 13/02/2019

Health consequences of feeling isolated from others include disrupted sleep, elevated blood pressure, increases in the stress hormone cortisol, reduced immunity, increased depression and lower overall subjective wellbeing.

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Routine re-screen reminders: National Cervical Screening Program
General Practice News
Routine re-screen reminders: National Cervical Screening Program
Date: 13/02/2019

The National Cancer Screening Register (the national Register) has been supporting the renewed National Cervical Screening Program (the Program) since the commencement of the new HPV-based Cervical Screening Test on 1 December 2017.

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New online learning modules for GPs in Palliative Care Delivery
GP News
New online learning modules for GPs in Palliative Care Delivery
Date: 12/02/2019

The Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) have released new online learning modules to support knowledge and skills of general practitioners (GPs) practice for Palliative Care Delivery.

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CEO Report February 2019
GCPHN News
CEO Report February 2019
Date: 12/02/2019

I hope you all had a relaxing and refreshing time over the Christmas and New Year period. The GCPHN team are already hard at work for the 2019 year and have some exciting opportunities coming up targeted at Gold Coast health professionals

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CQU seeking participants for free Caring for Carers Project
Community
CQU seeking participants for free Caring for Carers Project
Date: 11/02/2019

The Caring for Carers Program, a new free program for regional and isolated Australian carers of people with dementia.

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Seeking feedback on menopause-related experiences
General Practice News
Seeking feedback on menopause-related experiences
Date: 8/02/2019

If you provide care for women in midlife who have migrated from low and middle-income countries to Australia, Monash University are very keen to learn about your experiences and information needs.

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Health professionals encouraged to join Ambassador Program
Health Professionals
Health professionals encouraged to join Ambassador Program
Date: 7/02/2019

Heart Foundation QLD are seeking health professionals who are passionate about improving care in the primary and secondary setting, to join the Health Professional Ambassador Program in 2019.

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Recent changes now allow permanent deletion of a My Health Record
My Health Record
Recent changes now allow permanent deletion of a My Health Rec...
Date: 5/02/2019

It is important to remind patients that once their My Health Record is created, they can choose to cancel their My Health Record and permanently delete their information, including backups from the system, at any time.

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