April 2018 – This edition features information on the Women and Children’s Health Symposium, GP events, the GPLU team, Australia’s first Coordination Hub, updates on mental health, palliative and aged care, the Games, practice news, digital health updates, immunisation and cancer screening information, job opportunities and upcoming events. View the April 2018 edition
March 2018 - This edition features information on the GPs with Special Interest program, reduction in Gold Coast colonoscopy waitlists, paediatric pearls, Health Provider Portal updates, mental health resources from beyondblue and National LGBTI Health Alliance, Practice Incentive Program Quality Incentive, palliative care updates, practice news, digital health update, practice tips, immunisation updates. jobs, in brief and events. View the March edition
February 2018 – This edition features information on the changes to codeine access, the Falls and Balance Clinic, new clinics for patients with significant spasticity, patient care communication boards, Health Provider Portal updates, updates to referral templates, support groups for local residents, an NDIS update, advance care planning resources and technology, practice news, My Health Record update, Turning Pain into Gain update, MH4L update, practice tips, cancer screening and immunisation updates. jobs, in brief and events. View the February edition
December 2017 – This edition features information on the new cervical screening changes, nurse clinical placements, new resources on the HealthyGC website, tips for better clinical handover, Paediatric Pearls, NDIS information for GPs, bowel cancer update, practice opportunity for the GP Psychiatry Service, Opioid Use in Primary Care event, practice news, Notifiable Disease Report, Digital Health update, My Health Record survey, Gold Coast Health Specialist Palliative Care, jobs, In brief and events. View this month's edition online
November 2017 - This edition includes information on the Pass the Baton campaign, invitation for GPs to join workgroup, Commonwealth Games update, World COPD Day information, updates on the QLD Health Provider Portal and GP training opportunities, opioid usage and access to OTC codeine, the National Cervical Screening Program, My Health Record security and primary information, ABN or entity name reminder, My Health for Life templates available online, Hepatitis C Test Cure Live campaign, using AIR online, new staff member, specialist palliative care advisory line changes, Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights, job opportunities and events calendar
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October 2017 – This edition includes information on Breastscreen Queensland electronic letters, preparing practices for cervical screening changes, planning workshops for the Commonwealth Games, Early Pregnancy Assessment Service, colonoscopy templates, STIs on the rise, Mental Health Week, mental health events, services to assist the LGBTIQAP+ community, bowel cancer prevention guidelines, My Health for Life information packs, nutrition master classes, improving practice IT security, practice tips, Meningococcal promotion, Zostavax reminder, jobs and event calendar.
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– This issue includes information for general practices about GPs considering hosting 2018 medical students; simplifying outpatient referrals; GP opportunities with GCPHN; new midwifery support; Pass the Baton campaign launched; mental health/alcohol and other drugs update; GCPHN news; digital health; cancer screening; aged care; practice news; practice tips; immunisation; job opportunities and events. View this month's edition online
– This issue includes information for general practices about the My Health for Life initiative, business planning for the Commonwealth Games, small group learning meeting, sleep disorder referrals, opportunities to become a GP with special interests, treating medical practitioners, clinician opinion - prescribing Benzodiazepines, mental health courses and events, My health Record new medicines view, practice tips, health provider portal fact sheets, diabetes education program for patients, expansion of the National Immunisation Program, Australian Immunisation Register, prescribing tips: how to start an opioid, end of life care planning symposium, advance care planning study, job opportunities and events. View this month's edition online
- This issue includes the Health Provider Portal (The Viewer); new domestic and family guidelines; colonoscopy pilot; electronic pathology results; paediatric referrals; new GCPHN Psychological Services Program; GP information on NDIS; Diabetic Retinopathy MBS items online training; COPD Have the Chat; practice tips; medical student supervisor event: The Art of Influence, Notifiable Disease Report; GPs role in pregnancy and immunisation; meningococcal for Qld teens; new contact details for GC Public Health Unit; job opportunities and events.
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- This edition includes information about health planning for the Commonwealth games, GPLU health improvers award, Cat Plus presentation, palliative program helping GPs, referral advice, cervical cytology test, bowel screening resources, digital health update, mental health training, APNA award, clinician opinion - antibiotic prescribing, practice tips, aged care resources, Rotavirus and Hep B advice, job opportunities and events.
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May 2017 –
This edition features details about Gold Coast Health strategies continuing to improve wait times, managing emergencies and pandemics in general practice, Wound Management ALM for GPs, GP Trainer Workshop, landmark pain research study, GPs with Special Interests, Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs update, cancer screening, digital health, practice support and tips, changes to accreditation, vaccination, aged care, asthma management guidelines, job opportunities and events.
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April 2017 –
This edition features details about the new referral templates, The Viewer, Knowing your Business event, mental health care model, changes to ATAPs, referring into new AOD services, COPD resources, practice tips, cervical screening program, influenza update, job opportunities and events.
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March 2017 –
This edition features details about the new referral templates, meningococcal vaccine rollout, Women's Health in Partnership Event, hep C treatments, rheumatology assessment, Partners in Recovery referrals, supporting Indigenous patients, digital health update, new QI/CPD requirements, practice tips, vaccine storage, bowel cancer letters, job opportunities and events.
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February 2017 – New Gold Coast alcohol and other drug services. 2017 primary care opinion survey. women's health in partnership event. GPs with special interests appointed. headspace referrals. Incontinence service expands. Healthy weight week. GP advice on bowel cancer detection. Prof Yelland retires from the clinical placement program. Practice tips. Helping patients in a heatwave. Maternal immunisation in pregnancy. 2017 school immunisation program. Job opportunities and events. View the February 2017 edition