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Latest General Practice Matters available

Posted on May 16, 2019

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here.

In this issue:

  • Primary Health Tasmania’s updated deprescribing resources: Guides, videos and more
  • Notification of suspected measles case
  • Winter planning: Flu immunisation schedule
  • Diabetes Tasmania’s COACH Program pilot targeting and post-GDM women
  • Aussie Hands welcomes interest from health professionals
  • RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Award nominations open
  • New telepsychiatry service: Call to Mind
  • Are you a GP with an interest in ending elder abuse?
  • Clinical exercise and physical activity promotion study
  • Alcohol use and comorbid depression study
  • The Check Up with nurse practitioner Jane Laidlaw

In the south

  • Find Cancer Early Project in Sorell, Dodges Ferry and Tasman Peninsula

In the north

  • SAFE service: Nurses and doctors trained in sexual assault and family violence


  • Updated Australian Asthma Handbook now available
  • Lung Awareness Month resources


  • New occupational cancer e-learning module
  • APNA mentorship program applications open until 28 June
  • Navigating genomic testing in primary care: A new e-learning module
  • NCIRS webinar about deadly diseases and the current measles threa


  • Butterfly Foundation event (eating disorder support)
  • Paediatric rehabilitation services model of care project workshops
  • Improving your practice through data quality events
  • Practical diabetes all-day workshop for nurses