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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.
 

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Seeking GPs with Special Interest in Sexual Health at Gold Coast Health
GP News
Seeking GPs with Special Interest in Sexual Health at Gold Coa...
Date: 8/04/2019

An opportunity exists for a general practitioner (GP) to join the Gold Coast Sexual Health Service to contribute to delivery of high quality care in sexually transmissible infections and HIV management.

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Epilepsy eligibility and the NDIS
Community
Epilepsy eligibility and the NDIS
Date: 5/04/2019

Some people with epilepsy do not identify as having a disability and therefore, believe they are not eligible for supports under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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National Provider Portal now available in On Demand Training
My Health Record
National Provider Portal now available in On Demand Training
Date: 5/04/2019

A simulated National Provider Portal (NPP) environment is now available for healthcare providers to use in the On Demand Training Portal.

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A new way to support isolated carers
Community
A new way to support isolated carers
Date: 5/04/2019

The Caring for Carers of People with Dementia Project has been designed for isolated carers and is a chat-based six-week group program that participants can join via videoconferencing from home.

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palliAGED: Enabling care workers and nurses in aged care
General Practice News
palliAGED: Enabling care workers and nurses in aged care
Date: 5/04/2019

​Nurses and personal care workers provide direct care to millions of older Australians.

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University of Queensland exploring self-regulation in kids and parents
Community
University of Queensland exploring self-regulation in kids and...
Date: 3/04/2019

Self-regulation isn’t just for kids, and can improve health outcomes, say Harvard academics and their Aussie counterparts.

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Changes to the recommendation for pertussis vaccination during pregnancy
Health Professionals
Changes to the recommendation for pertussis vaccination during...
Date: 2/04/2019

The recommendation for pertussis vaccination during pregnancy has been updated. The optimal timing for vaccination is 20-32 week gestation (mid 2nd trimester to early 3rd trimester).

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Local GPs showing support for future workforce
GCPHN News
Local GPs showing support for future workforce
Date: 1/04/2019

Gold Coast GPs are invited to supervise medial students, with a record-number of GPs attending the recent GP Trainer workshop at Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN).

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Changes to Outpatient Referral Criteria for CHQ
GP News
Changes to Outpatient Referral Criteria for CHQ
Date: 1/04/2019

GPs are advised that from Wednesday 1 May 2019 the way that Children’s Health Queensland (CHQ) will accept referrals to the Queensland Children’s Hospital will change.

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Improve your team’s practice in treating older Australians
General Practice News
Improve your team’s practice in treating older Australians
Date: 1/04/2019

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, the End of Life Direction for Aged Care (ELDAC) project supports primary care practitioners and teams to provide care for older people towards the end of life.

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