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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.
Gold Coast Health (GCH) will no longer perform routine surveillance of colon polyps for patients older than 78 years. This decision is based on guidelines from the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and the Department of Health.
Paediatric Pearls from Gold Coast Health. The vast majority of children referred for assessment of plagiocephaly have positional plagiocephaly (deformational plagiocephaly).
From 1 November 2018, a number of changes were made to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for respiratory function tests. These changes include spirometry and a new MBS item for spirometry has been introduced
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is a massive evidence-based free-to-access web resource providing up-to-date, relevant content to support the work of health practitioners and policy makers and has been providing this for over 21 years.
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.
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).
Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) are currently recruiting for a number of people to join our Community Advisory Council (CAC).
A public consultation is now open on proposed changes to maternal pertussis vaccination recommendations in the Australian Immunisation Handbook (Handbook).
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.
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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