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Stakeholder satisfaction survey to be conducted across Brisbane south

Brisbane South PHN is undertaking a satisfaction survey to seek feedback and experiences in our interactions with stakeholders. The survey will assist us to understand and measure satisfaction and then action any improvement recommendations. Enhance Research will be conducting this activity on our behalf in the coming weeks. This agency is Queensland’s largest independent market and social […]

Feedback needed on rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease guidelines

RHDAustralia and its partners are conducting a review of The Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (2nd edition). For this to be effective, it is important that the needs of the health workforce are understood. Your experience and opinions are important in the planning and development of […]

Brisbane South PHN seeks expressions of interest for Non-Executive Board director positions

Brisbane South PHN seeks to improve whole-of-life health and wellbeing of people across our region through a well-coordinated and collaborative primary health sector. Through our vision of Better System, Better Health, we work with a range of primary health care services, health professionals, government and non-government organisations to improve health and wellbeing in our region, […]

Measles alert for Brisbane

Queensland Health has been notified of a diagnosed case of measles on Brisbane’s Southside. The child visited a number of locations whilst unknowingly infectious.  Metro South Health (MSH) public health physician Dr Bhakti Vasant said residents in the Brisbane and Logan areas in particular needed to be alert for symptoms. People who may have come […]

My Health Record will be expanding in 2018

The Australian Government has announced that every Australian will be offered a My Health Record by the end of 2018, unless they choose not to have one. My Health Record is an online summary of your key health information. More than 1 in 5 Australians already have one. Over time, My Health Record will bring […]

Health knowledge on the rise in Brisbane south multicultural community

More than 63 community members from the Burmese and Karen community attended a Healthy Start workshop on 28 April, held in collaboration with Access community services and the Brisbane South PHN Multicultural program. Participants reported the workshop increased their knowledge about health, and their confidence and motivation to look after and improve their health. Some […]