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Notice to community pharmacists regarding Redland Hospital

From 8 May 2018 scripts issued to patients at Redland Hospital and Wynnum-Manly Community Health Centre, Gundu Pa, will gradually transition to being printed by computer onto A4 paper, instead of being handwritten onto a script. Redland Hospital and Wynnum-Manly...

Measles alert for Brisbane south

The Metro South Public Health Unit has confirmed four cases of measles in the Brisbane south area during the last three weeks. Given the large numbers of people potentially exposed, further measles cases could present in the Brisbane south and Logan areas or elsewhere...

New guidelines for care during pregnancy

The Australian Government Department of Health has released a revised version of the Pregnancy Care Clinical Practice Guidelines. The 2018 edition of the guidelines combines Module I and 2 of the Antenatal Care Guidelines, published in 2012 and 2014 respectively. A...

Changes to PIP QI implementation date

The Practice Incentive Program (PIP) is a key driver to quality care in the general practice sector.  PIP is aimed at supporting general practice activities that encourage improvements in quality care, enhance capacity and improve access and health outcomes for...

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