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As part of the Queensland Health End of Life Care Strategy, Gold Coast Health is developing a process to support discharge for people near end of life who would like to die at home.
You are invited to join researchers and clinicians from Gold Coast Health and Griffith University to identify the possible threats and opportunities associated with the transition from hospital to community care for people who prefer to die at home.
The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) Nurse Awards recognise and celebrate the efforts put in by nurses in primary health care, and acknowledge exceptional achievements. You can nominate nurses you know until the end of today (Monday 12 November), so fill out your nomination form now!
We are asking nurses what you have, what you need and what you want from your continuing professional development - in relation to chronic disease management and healthy ageing.
The feedback you provide will be an important tool in assisting the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA )to fulfil the education and training needs and expectations of the primary health care nursing workforce and you will also go in the draw to win one of two $120 Coles Myer gift cards!
Genes Australia are offering a new service across Australia that provides expert genetic advice to assist you and your patients in navigating this constantly evolving field.
Recall or reminder? What's the difference? We often receive enquiries regarding how many attempted contacts are required for a recall/reminder.
We have recently added two new webpages to HealthyGC. The Nursing in General Practice and Osteoporosis pages have been designed to provide evidence-based guidelines and information on services to support clinicians.
(5th edition) (the Standards)
The RACGP 5th edition Standards for after-hours and medical deputising services (5th edition) has now been released and is available for download by visiting the RACGP website or on our General Practice Accreditation page.
A new webpage has just been created on HealthyGC - Children and Young People Health. The page has been created to assist health professionals with accessing information about Children and Young People’s health, including child protection, developmental milestones and specialist and advice services. There are also patient resources available, including where to go to access free parenting programs.
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness (PANDA) Week is here (11-17 November) and PANDA have launched a mental health Checklist for expecting and new parents. This online mental health Checklist is an easy way for expecting and new parents who are struggling with their new role to find out whether their feelings are normal or something more serious.
The Nutrition Support Program is designed to provide skills and knowledge for a range of health professionals and others working within Indigenous Health to provide detailed information and advice in relation to nutrition and dietary management.
The Pregnancy Care Guidelines Review Public Consultation Draft (October 2018) has been released for public consultation. This consultation is seeking feedback as part of a review of selected topics under the Pregnancy Care Guidelines. Topics in the review include risk of preterm birth, syphilis, chlamydia, cytomegalovirus and prolonged pregnancy. The consultation period closes at 5pm on 15 November 2018.
The team at caring@home are proud to announce the imminent release of the caring@home resources.
The resources for community service providers, health care professionals and carers. All resources can be ordered (in limited numbers) or downloaded from the project website www.caringathomeproject.com.au.
CheckUP’s annual Health in Focus survey is now open! This survey will help capture a snapshot of the Queensland community in relation to their health and the health care they receive.
To facilitate early identification of paediatric neuromuscular disorders (NMDs), an online learning module has been created especially for GPs and the primary healthcare team.
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