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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

New resources available from ECCQ
Health Professionals
New resources available from ECCQ
Date: 18/04/2019

The Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ) had advised of the availability of new resources for your patients, designed to assist those within culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) populations in Queensland.

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Research on chlamydia management in general practice
General Practice News
Research on chlamydia management in general practice
Date: 18/04/2019

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are seeking GPs, practice nurses and practice managers to participate in a telephone interview about chlamydia management in general practice.

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Enhancements made to the Australian Immunisation Handbook
Health Professionals
Enhancements made to the Australian Immunisation Handbook
Date: 18/04/2019

The Australian Immunisation Handbook has recently been enhanced to make it easier for providers to access information in the Handbook.

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Top tips for managing gestational diabetes mellitus in general practice
General Practice News
Top tips for managing gestational diabetes mellitus in general...
Date: 18/04/2019

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance that begins or is first diagnosed during pregnancy. GDM usually develops in the late second or early third trimester and affects ±10 to 14% of pregnant women in Australia.

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National Cancer Screening Register update
Health Professionals
National Cancer Screening Register update
Date: 17/04/2019

From 2019, the National Cancer Screening Register (the Register) will begin supporting the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, creating one record per participant for the two programs.

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Paediatric Pearls - Type 1 Diabetes
Health Professionals
Paediatric Pearls - Type 1 Diabetes
Date: 16/04/2019

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a life-long autoimmune condition that affects over 120, 000 people in Australia

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Gold Coast Health implement new Integrated Electronic Medical Record
Health Professionals
Gold Coast Health implement new Integrated Electronic Medical ...
Date: 16/04/2019

Gold Coast Health (GCH) have joined the state-wide rollout of the Integrated Electronic Medical Record (ieMR) platform in April 2019.

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How to optimise GPs view of Electronic Discharge Summaries
General Practice News
How to optimise GPs view of Electronic Discharge Summaries
Date: 16/04/2019

By ensuring your practice has the latest version of medical software installed Electronic Discharge Summaries (EDS) can be received in a complete, legible format using Clinical Document Architecture (CDA).

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Changes to mental health pages on HealthyGC making referrals easier
Mental Health
Changes to mental health pages on HealthyGC making referrals e...
Date: 16/04/2019

If you are looking for referral options for patients requiring mental health support, the HealthyGC Mental Health webpage for GPs and health professionals has been restructured to make it easier to find services and referral options for patients.

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Gold Coast Hospital Foundation improving health outcomes for patients
Community
Gold Coast Hospital Foundation improving health outcomes for p...
Date: 16/04/2019

The Gold Coast Hospital (GCH) Foundation raises money to help relieve distress and hardship for patients and their families who are affected by illness and serious injury through our support services

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