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Latest General Practice Matters available

Posted on April 4, 2019

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here.

In this issue:

  • Immunisation: Getting ready for influenza season with local and national resources
  • Immunisation: Sending encounters to AIR for DVA patients, patients with no Medicare card
  • Practice Incentives Program update
  • First step taken towards statewide eReferral system for Tasmania
  • Review of after hours primary healthcare services in Tasmania
  • Barmah Forest virus update
  • Alert about lead content in phenytoin (Dilantin) paediatric suspension
  • Scholarships available for GPs to attend treating Hepatitis C forum
  • Infection prevention and control survey
  • Kidney Health Week coming up 8 to 14 April
  • Men’s Resources Tasmania shares ideas for Men’s Health Week 2019
  • Trauma Tasmania Symposium: Early bird registrations ending 15 April
  • Do you want to improve dietetic services for older people with type 2 diabetes?
  • Reminder: GP Antenatal Shared Care Pregnancy Record survey
  • The Check Up with Dr Juliet Tait

In the north

  • Revised Launceston General Hospital EEG referral form

In the south

  • Dr Saheb Al-Daher now providing bulk-billed cardiology consultation

In the north west

  • Dr Glenn Bilsborrow commences private practice in Shearwater
  • Central Coast Community Health Centre fax change


  • Residential aged care facility influenza outbreak guidelines


  • Health Workforce Scholarship program: Applications open
  • Project ECHO online courses: Supporting refugee children and ADHD


  • Change of date: Deprescribing event in Hobart
  • Regional GP meeting with Health Minister Michael Ferguson: Ulverstone