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Australian Medicinal Cannabis Safety and Effectiveness Study

Approvals for the use of medicinal cannabis products have been rapidly increasing over the past 12 months. However, the vast majority of products being prescribed are not registered on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods, and hence lack usual clinical trial evidence of effectiveness and adverse effects. To help address this evidence gap, state health […]

Have your say on heart disease and mental health

The Heart Foundation is beginning work on a new position statement about heart disease and mental health. To ensure it’s relevant and useful for your work, please provide your feedback regarding the scope of this resource for health professionals. The survey takes less than five minutes and upon completion, you’ll be in the running to win a […]

Provide your feedback on dementia risk reduction in primary health care

What do you know about dementia prevention? GPs and primary care nurses are invited to answer a 15-minute online survey at Tell us what you already know, what you need to know, and where the barriers might be for dementia risk reduction in primary health care. Your responses will help the International Research Network […]

The National Allergy Strategy wants your feedback

The National Allergy Strategy is an important project addressing the epidemic of allergic disease in Australia, particularly with a recognition of capacity constraints and the consequent need to more closely engage with general practice. As you know, general practice has an important role in the prevention, management and appropriate referral of patients with allergic conditions. […]

Survey for primary health care providers about their experiences of providing menopause-related care to immigrant women

Monash University is conducting research investigating menopause-related experiences and health care needs among women who have migrated from low and middle income countries. If you provide care for women in midlife who have migrated from low and middle-income countries to Australia, we are very keen to learn about your experiences and information needs. Please assist […]

Do you know a person with MND?

Gold Coast University Hospital is recruiting adults with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) to participate in a research study investigating the effects of medicinal cannabis in the progression of MND. This study will include comprehensive neurological and diagnostic assessments at no-cost. Eligibility adults with MND diagnosis (probable or definite) ages between 25 and 75 symptom onset […]