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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.

If you would like to subscribe to Generally Speaking please click here.

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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View Past Editions of the GP Bulletin (please note you must be signed in to access)

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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GCPHN celebrates emerging chef-skills
GCPHN News
GCPHN celebrates emerging chef-skills
Date: 11/02/2020

To live healthy and independent lives we all need some key skills. Few would be more fundamental than cooking. Combine this with the skill to budget and shop effectively and you are well on the way to a life of your own direction. 

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Updated Gold Coast Community Services Directory
Community
Updated Gold Coast Community Services Directory
Date: 10/02/2020

Act for Kids have recently updated their Gold Coast Community Services Directory.

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Amended Acute Resuscitation Plan (ARP) for adults is now available
Health Professionals
Amended Acute Resuscitation Plan (ARP) for adults is now avail...
Date: 6/02/2020

An amended Acute Resuscitation Plan (ARP) form is now available for use in any health setting (nursing homes, community residential care, outpatient clinics, GP practices or the patient’s home) in Queensland.

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Changes to how new vaccination providers access the AIR site
General Practice News
Changes to how new vaccination providers access the AIR site
Date: 5/02/2020

As of 18 January 2020, the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) has changed how new vaccination providers access the AIR site.

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Open Arms increases counselling capacity for ADF personnel and families
Mental Health
Open Arms increases counselling capacity for ADF personnel and...
Date: 5/02/2020

Open Arms is Australia’s leading provider of mental health and wellbeing support to former and current Australia Defence Force (ADF) personnel and their families.

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My Health Record via Medical Objects Explorer Online Platform - Video resources available
My Health Record
My Health Record via Medical Objects Explorer Online Platform ...
Date: 5/02/2020

Medical-Objects Explorer Online is a web-based application that can receive and send clinical correspondence from your personal desktop, laptop or tablet.

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Australia’s ageing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse population
Community
Australia’s ageing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse popul...
Date: 4/02/2020

​Over 4.9 million Australians speak a language other than English at home. People who have migrated to Australia and those older Australians who speak languages other than English, deserve the same access to information as others, and to feel confident in their choices.

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Home Care Service – Preparing for an Emergency Event
Health Professionals
Home Care Service – Preparing for an Emergency Event
Date: 4/02/2020

The Department of Health has prepared a document to assist Home Care Services for emergencies such as bushfires, floods or extreme weather events.

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New CQI activity – High CVD Risk and My health for life
General Practice News
New CQI activity – High CVD Risk and My health for life
Date: 3/02/2020

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a serious issue in Australia. Early identification of risk and the offer of support to improve individual modifiable risk factors can reduce the incidence of preventable CVD events.

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My Health Record NASH Certificate expiry dates
My Health Record
My Health Record NASH Certificate expiry dates
Date: 29/01/2020

To enable the use of My Health Record in conformant software, the NASH Certificate must be renewed every two years

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Upcoming GCPHN Events

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