– 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.
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- 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.
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