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Latest General Practice Matters available

Posted on May 2, 2019

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here.

In this issue:

  • Afluria Quad inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine with Eclipse Needles 25G
  • Winter management page for key Tasmanian winter information and resources
  • Influenza update from Tasmanian Department of Health
  • AIR national due and overdue rules for immunisation updated
  • Have we got the right details for your practice?
  • MMR vaccine age recommendations lowered in special circumstances
  • GPs in CVC Program invited to register for DVA mental health pilot
  • The Check Up with APNA Conference winners

In the South

  • The Lymphoedema Service is moving to Glenorchy
  • Phone and fax changes for Cygnet services

Resources

  • New fact sheet about adolescent meningococcal ACWY vaccine
  • Immunisation campaign resources targeting Aboriginal people
  • Tasmanian Health Service Statewide Antenatal Referral template updated
  • Diabetes Australia launches KeepSight website
  • Free palliative medicine app for prescribers

Education

  • New online professional development modules about eating disorders
  • Immunisation Coalition annual webinar coming up on 7 May

Events

  • Two-day domestic violence workshop for frontline workers about working with interpreters
  • Advanced Suicide Prevention Training in Launceston
  • Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound training for GPs
  • National Primary Health Care Safety and Quality Standards Consultation workshops