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Input required on hepatitis C treatment in general practice

Research is currently being undertaken into the barriers and enablers of hepatitis C treatment in general practice. Participation involves being interviewed and nominating up to 10 patients with hepatitis C infection, (some treated and some not) for an interview. If you have PenCAT or similar software, the researchers also wish to obtain de-identified practice data from your GP practice […]

National Advance Care Directive prevalence study 2018

Are older Australians receiving the medical care that they want, and how well does their care align with their personal values and preferences? To help answer this question, Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) is leading ground-breaking research about Advance Care Directives (ACDs) in health care services to evaluate how well an individual’s clinical care plan […]

Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) and Australian Catholic University (ACU) mental health literacy survey

Mental health conditions are common, with one in five Australians experiencing a mental health condition in their lifetime. However, few Australians access services and treatments that could help them with their mental health. Are Australian’s failing to recognise mental health symptoms? Are they unable or unwilling to access appropriate services? In collaboration with research partners […]

2018 Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) stakeholder surveys now open

Share your thoughts about the TGA in their 2018 stakeholder surveys Each year the TGA asks for feedback from all stakeholders including health professionals, the medical products industry, academics, consumers of therapeutic goods and more. This helps them measure satisfaction with a range of services and activities including their role and performance. Most importantly, they […]

Mental illness and the workplace – higher research study

Are you currently in the workforce and living with a mental illness? Would you like to contribute to a study of psychological wellbeing in the workplace? The research is being conducted by Chantelle Ritchie,  a Higher Research Degree candidate from the Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University. This study will focus on the most […]

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 […]