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Latest General Practice Matters available

Posted on February 8, 2019

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here.

In this issue:

  • PrEP training survey
  • APNA conference sponsorships available
  • Pertussis update
  • National Cervical Screening Program update
  • Multimorbidity forums coming up
  • Practice nurse survey findings
  • GP Antenatal Shared Care Pregnancy Record survey
  • Registrations open for Tasmanian Rural Health Conference
  • Oncology working group spots available
  • Child wellbeing and safety referral line
  • Pain Revolution coming to Tassie in March
  • Open Arms veterans program calendar
  • The Check Up with Dr Beth Mulligan

In the north

  • Fax number changes for referrals to allied health at LGH
  • What’s your take on the GP Antenatal Shared Care Pregnancy Record?

In the south

  • New Women’s Health fax number for referrals
  • Changed fax number for the Diabetes Centre


  • HPV vaccine (Gardasil) clinical advice fact sheet for GPs
  • Updated RHH templates on Primary Health Tasmania website
  • Tasmanian Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Brief Intervention Framework
  • Revised national guidelines for healthcare workers and blood-borne viruses
  • Updated meningococcal vaccine fact sheets


  • HIV and PrEP webinar for nurses coming up on 12 February
  • My Health Record webinars in February
  • MS Australia webinar coming up on 21 February
  • Webinar on atopic dermatitis coming up on 27 February
  • New Master of Medicine (General Practice and Primary Health Care) course


  • GP networking events: Redesign of Hospital Discharge (REHDI) Project
  • Multimorbidity forums: Launceston and Hobart
  • Advanced training in suicide prevention: Ulverstone
  • Update for Tasmanian GPs about women’s health
  • Save the date: Cultural awareness training
  • APNA Foundations of General Practice nursing workshop