May issue of General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is now available here

Items in this edition include:

  • Tasmanian Health Directory electronic referrals
  • Health Care Homes: Shortlisted practices
  • DVA Non-Liability Health Care program update
  • Service commissioning update from Primary Health Tasmania
    • Mental health – people with mild mental illness
    • Aboriginal mental health
    • Upcoming commissioning activity
    • General practice involvement
  • New Tasmanian HealthPathways available
  • Pneumonia Awareness Week
  • Statins in Reducing Events in the Elderly (STaREE) study
  • Events
    • Antimicrobial prescribing for GPs – Launceston 23 May
    • Mental health lecture series: Gender dysphoria – Hobart 24 May
  • Education
    • Understanding dementia online
  • Resources
    • 2017 influenza guide for GPs
    • Influenza and pregnancy guide for doctors and midwives
    • Resource on end-of-life discussions
  • Referral templates
    • THO-NW – Public Direct Access Endoscopy Referral Form
    • Diabetes Tasmania Referral Form
    • Tasmanian Lung Service Burnie and Devonport – Easy Airway Testing Form
  • In the South
    • New service: Dietitian at Sorell Doctors Surgery

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