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11 July General Practice Matters available

Posted on July 11, 2019

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here.

In this issue:

  • PIP QI guidelines and practice readiness
  • Latest Tasmanian flu statistics
  • Hepatitis and HIV resources and training survey
  • GP vacancy on Clinical Advisory Council
  • MBS claiming for National Cervical Screening Program
  • RACGP’s 2019 GP Award winners for Tasmania
  • Flinders Island Spotted Fever update
  • Reportable death process for medical practitioners
  • Black Dog Institute seeking GPs for advisory group
  • DVA cardholder referrals to allied health professionals
  • Transition of authentication file to PRODA
  • APNA launches monthly nursing podcast
  • National problem drinking research seeking Tasmanian input
  • Electronic prescribing survey
  • Older person health assessment survey

In the north west

  • Increased access to mental health services
  • Persistent Pain Self-Management Program starting in Burnie in August

Useful resources

  • The National Vaccine Storage Guidelines Strive for 5, 3rd edition is now available
  • Revised national Pregnancy Care Guidelines released
  • Tasmanian group endorses Victorian colonoscopy guidelines
  • Health Kids promotional postcards available to order, new handouts

Educational opportunities

  • E-learning module for identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
  • Healthcare worker infection prevention and control education
  • Videos for GPs about alcohol use in pregnancy

Upcoming events

  • Expert Insight Forum: Depression in older adults
  • Practice Managers Conference: North west
  • Receptionist workshop: North west

The Check Up with Helen Woodfall