April issue of General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is now available here

Items in this edition include:

  • Ross River virus
  • Public Health Urgent Poster
  • EOI for diabetes related foot care working party
  • Zostavax® update
  • Gonorrhoea trends, tests and treatment
  • My Health Record mobile apps for patients now available
  • Service commissioning update from Primary Health Tasmania
    • Mental health – people with mild mental illness
    • Alcohol and other drugs
    • Mental health – young people with severe and complex mental illness
    • Aboriginal mental health
    • Upcoming commissioning activity
    • General practice involvement
    • Rural health services update
  • Health Care Homes update
  • Applications for the Heart Foundation clinical ambassador program open now
  • Diabetes Tasmania clinical and education services
  • Survey on lung disease support
  • New Tasmanian HealthPathways available
    • Dentistry and maxillofacial surgery for adults and children pathway
    • Early childhood caries and oral checks in children pathway
    • Clinical work groups
  • Input into Tasmanian carer action plan
  • St Vincent’s Hospital private rehabilitation unit
  • Nominations for HESTA Primary Health Care Awards now open
  • Correction – Dr Maxine Manifold phone number
  • Resources
    • Haemochromatosis resource for GPs
    • Immunisation update presentations
    • ADS foot care resources
    • NDIS resources for GPs
  • Referral templates
    • Diabetes Tasmania clinical services referral form
  • Events
    • Allied Health Professionals Network meetings
    • Aortic stenosis session
    • Antimicrobial prescribing for GPs
    • Diabetes management in general care settings training
  • Education
    • ACRRM eHealth-enabled management of chronic conditions
    • ACRRM ruralEM forum



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