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Communities of Practice (CoP)

Brisbane South PHN is establishing new Communities of Practice (CoP) to support local health practitioners with similar special interest areas, including:

  • Allied Health Sole Practitioners CoP (Whole region)
  • Children and young people CoP (Inner South)
  • Chronic conditions CoP (West)
  • Multicultural health CoP (South East)
  • NDIS CoP (Outer South)
  • Older adults CoP (Bayside).

What is a community of practice?

A Community of Practice is a group of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do, and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly (Wenger–Trayner, 2015).

Why should you join a community of practice?

By joining one of our CoP you will be involved in determining the type of support you would most value from Brisbane South PHN. Busy practitioners need a one-stop-shop for:

  • Building your knowledge and expertise, while meeting other like-minded practitioners
  • Further developing your referral networks and relationships with other practices
  • Knowledge sharing between service providers and finding out about the latest evidence, resources and programs for your patients
  • Bringing any local issues/challenges/concerns to the table and having a group of peers to workshop ideas and advocate for change.


Please visit our education, events and training calendar for more information.


pdf Community of Practice (CoP) Allied Health

pdf Community of Practice (CoP) Children

pdf Community of Practice (CoP) Chronic Disease

pdf Community of Practice (CoP) Multicultural

pdf Community of Practice (CoP) NDIS

pdf Community of Practice (CoP) Older Adults