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Latest General Practice Matters available

Posted on December 6, 2018

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here.

In this issue:

  • New southern rural health provider: Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • New Tasmanian HealthPathway: Antidepressants for older people
  • Nurse Practitioner Week begins 10 December
  • My Health Record opt-out changes
  • Gudair sheep vaccine: Human adverse event information
  • The Check Up with Dr Rachael Boland

In the north

  • State’s only private EEG service opens in Launceston

In the south

  • Neurosurgeon Mr Alex Koefman has relocated to Brisbane
  • Mr Paul Harvie has joined Hobart Orthopaedic Group
  • New fax number for Hobart Community Nursing


  • Updated advice for GPs: Iodine and folate for pregnancy
  • Lulu immunisation books available for general practices
  • Updated referral templates: Cancer Council support services
  • Improving health record quality in general practice RACGP guide


  • Respiratory illnesses in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
  • Use of CRP to Guide Antibiotic Therapy webinar


  • National Rural Health Conference