General Practice Matters December 2017

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

In this issue:

  • Cervical screening changes

  • Service commissioning update

  • Suicide prevention trial

  • Meningococcal diseas

  • Meningococcal W vaccination program

  • Human parechovirus (HPeV)

  • Zoster vaccine

  • After hours awareness

  • Health Care Homes underway

  • Awards for aged care GP

  • Health Workforce Scholarship Program


  • In the south

    • Service update: Pulse Youth Health South


  • Research

    • Cochlear implant study

    • Practice nurses: Study to improve CKD screening

    • My Health Record provider survey

  • Resources

    • Resource's from Women's Health symposium

    • Meningococcal guide and videos

    • Bowel cancer guidelines

    • Codeine rescheduling resources

    • Opioid prescribing guidelines

    • Antimicrobial resistance website

    • Heavy menstrual bleeding resources

    • Avoiding heat illness


  • Events

    • Breastfeeding conference

    • Spirometry training course

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