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Latest General Practice Matters available

Posted on December 20, 2018

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here.

In this issue:

  • Tas After Hours website and app available for patients over holiday period
  • New Tasmanian HealthPathway: PrEP and PEP for HIV, carer support
  • Change to surgical termination of pregnancy Tasmanian HealthPathway
  • Health Care Homes program extended until June 2021
  • Immunisation section of Communicable Diseases Prevention Unit holiday hours
  • Schools, child care centres report circulating rash illness
  • Consultation for Clinical Trials Governance Framework Project in 2019
  • Polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea: Travel recommendations
  • Final report on Tasmanian guardianship laws recommends overhaul
  • New immunisation data shows new high for Australian vaccine coverage
  • Season’s greetings from Primary Health Tasmania
  • The Check Up with Johanna McShane


  • New My Health Record packs on their way
  • New National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance website
  • New fact sheets and data tables on vaccine preventable disease in Australia
  • New RANZCP guidelines for treatment of anxiety disorders


  • Young people and My Health Record webinar
  • Identifying and responding to family violence short e-learning course
  • Nutritional medicine training coming to Hobart in March 2019


  • GP networking events: Redesign of Hospital Discharge (REHDI) Project
  • Early detection of breast cancer and the role of the GP events
  • Multimorbidity forums: Launceston and Hobart
  • Advanced training in suicide prevention: Ulverstone