General Practice Matters 19 July 2018

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is now available here.

In this issue:

  • Winter tips: Managing asthma in the colder months
  • Winter tips: After hours services for health workers and patients
  • MedicalDirector: MBS fee update and immunisation changes
  • RACGP unveils new fellowship exam attempts policy
  • Reminder: My Health Record toolkits can now be displayed
  • National Indigenous Bowel Screening Pilot applications extended
  • GP views sought for youth mental health care survey
  • GP views sought for polypharmacy in the older population study
  • Free health promotion course for people working in clinical settings
  • International #hellomynameis Day coming up on 23 July
  • The Check Up with Dr Christopher Hughes


In the south:

  • The Hobart Clinic opes new Mind Hub Centre
  • New fax number for Dr Ilona Bewsher


In the north and north west

  • Two new permanent cardiologists at Charles Clinic Heart Care



  • Severe Asthma Toolkit clinical resoures launched
  • Resources to engage under-screened women for cervical cancer



  • Low-back pain diagnosis, management webinar coming up on 25 July
  • Free borderline personality disorder webinar coming up on 23 July



  • Older persons mental health first aid training
  • Save the date: Prescribing HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis events

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