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Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing workshops – nurses survey

Take a few minutes to tell the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) about what you have, what you need and what you want from your continuing professional development in relation to chronic disease management and healthy ageing. You will go into the draw to win one of two $120 Coles Myers gift cards. APNA, as […]

Provide your feedback on the Queensland Allied Health 10 Year Strategy

Allied health professionals play a valuable role in delivering effective healthcare for Queenslanders. Over the last 10 years, small and consistent investments by Queensland Health have worked towards optimising the contribution of this workforce, embedding allied health expanded scope of practice roles and models, generating high quality research and evidence and developing clinical education to support workforce capability. The […]

EOI open for Enhancing Preventive Healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Collaborative

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), in partnership with the Improvement Foundation (IF), and with support from the Department of Health, are inviting general practices, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) and Aboriginal Medical Services (AMS) to participate in an exciting new Collaborative program. This […]

Consultation open on Draft National Strategic Action Plan for Lung Conditions

Lung Foundation Australia is working with the Australian Government Department of Health to develop Australia’s first National Strategic Action Plan for Lung Conditions. This national plan will help change the future of lung disease in Australia through defining priorities and actions required to improve lung health and reduce the impact of lung disease on individuals, the community […]

Statewide referral criteria (CPC) stakeholder consultation

Queensland Health has been requested to coordinate the development and implementation of statewide Clinical Prioritisation Criteria (CPC). CPC developed as part of the initial development phase have recently been reviewed by the Clinical Advisory Groups that developed them. These Clinical Advisory Groups include medical specialists, general practitioners, nursing and allied health professionals and are led […]

Respiratory and Sleep Medicine statewide referral criteria (CPC) consultation

Queensland Health has been requested to coordinate the development and implementation of statewide Clinical Prioritisation Criteria (CPC). A draft CPC for Respiratory and Sleep Medicine had been developed by a Clinical Advisory Group including medical specialists, General Practitioners, nursing and allied health professionals. The Clinical Advisory Group has been led by Dr Michael Bint, Director […]

Genetics statewide referral criteria (CPC) consultation

Queensland Health has been requested to coordinate the development and implementation of statewide Clinical Prioritisation Criteria (CPC). A draft CPC for Genetics had been developed by a Clinical Advisory Group including medical specialists, General Practitioners, nursing and allied health professionals. The Clinical Advisory Group has been led by Dr Helen MarFan and Dr Chirag Patel […]

Digital Australian Immunisation Handbook now available

The digital Australian Immunisation Handbook is now available from https://immunisationhandbook.health.gov.au/ You will find the most up-to-date recommendations for the use of vaccines in Australia, ensuring you can provide your patients with the best possible advice regarding vaccine preventable diseases. Professor Brendan Murphy is the Australian Government Chief Medical Officer and a key advocate for the […]

Consultation open on integrated care for people with multiple needs

The Information Consumer Continuum Project is exploring how to improve information sharing across services for people with multiple needs, including mental illness. In the first part of the project, they are seeking feedback from clinicians, case workers and housing support workers in primary health care, mental health care, and housing and homelessness services about what […]

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