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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bulletin is currently on hold. Further information regarding submission deadlines and publication dates will be made available on this page as the situation progresses.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2019 Issue 5
‘Get Ready For Baby’ launch! Brisbane South PHN Annual General Meeting. Brisbane South PHN Annual Report now available! Queensland PHNs sign historic Australian agreement to improve Indigenous health
in Queensland. Stay alert this summer! Brisbane South PHN at the Mental Health Expo 2019. Metro South Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, disability and multicultural health updates. A simple bowel test could save your life. Adaptive group fitness classes. Griffith medical students making a difference. Studies show modern mums are happier. Blueprint for building Queensland’s lived experience workforce.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2019 Issue 4
Official launch of Brisbane South Older People’s Health and Wellness Strategy. Support for older people to understand their aged care options. Supporting aged care workers with a digital dashboard. Developing new resources for family carers of older people. Tailored diabetes self-management for Māori,Pacific Islander and Arabic speaking communities. Thank you Dr Jim Griffin. Live Well Logan. Free and low-cost community
activities. Parents can help with school anxiety. Julian’s Health Passport. Q Fever.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2019 Issue 3
Introducing an easier way to access primary mental health care in Brisbane south. Use of an ambulance: multi-lingual videos. A message from your liver – get ready for World Hepatitis Day! Hepatitis in the Brisbane South PHN region. Nurse of the Year. Butterfly call out for practitioners and community services with an understanding of eating disorders. Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2019 Issue 2
Person centred primary mental health services for the Brisbane south region. Concierge service. Referral hub. Queensland primary care practitioners now provide evidence-based support to parents. Advanced training in suicide prevention. Building Partnerships for Digestive Health – GP Symposium. Dementia resources for Australia’s
multicultural communities. A focus on heart health checks. Support kids in pain. Ethnic communities Council of Queensland offer new resources. Extended hours Dementia working carer support. Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2019 Issue 1
Aged Care Navigator Trials to empower Brisbane south communities using the aged care system. The link between nutrition, exercise and youth mental health. SpotOnHealth HealthPathways exceeds 100 000 page views as new GP registrars log in. Partners in Recovery (PIR) transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Grants help deliver community-based health care projects. Supporting connection in older age. New online Life Check for older Australians. Stop asking the wrong question about lung cancer. Gain client referrals through national eating disorders helpline. Did you know that people living with epilepsy may be eligible for the NDIS? Establishing a Lived Experience Workforce Community of Practice – Brisbane South PHN region. Commonwealth funded Interpreter Services for the Psychological Services in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) program. Improving end of life care in Brisbane south. Heart Foundation launches Heart Age Calculator. Resources to promote the importance of regular eye checks for people with diabetes. Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2018 Issue 7
Recommissioning primary mental health services for the Brisbane south region. Brisbane South PHN recognised for domestic and family violence initiative. Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide. Refugee health win award at the World Hospital Congress. Brisbane South PHN at the Brisbane Mental Health Expo. Lifeline launches new Twitter chatbot to help friends and family access mental health support. Heart Foundation’s Health Professional Ambassador Program. New nutrition resource available for general practice. Reflections of a Queensland Doctors’ Health Programme phone counsellor. New resources to support best practice care for people affected by lung cancer. CheckUP’s annual Health in Focus survey. Registrations are now open for #NextCare Health Conference. Birdie’s tree natural disaster recovery resources now available. Opportunity for health professionals to join asthma network. Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2018 Issue 6
Improving mental health services for the Brisbane south community. Our people. My Health Record opt-out period ends 15 November 2018. Drop the jargon and show your support for improving health literacy in Brisbane south. Indigenous student benefits from Brisbane South PHN sponsorship. Celebrating one year of SpotOnHealth HealthPathways. Refugee and asylum seeker mental health pilot. New contraceptive resources for women and health practitioners. Did you know that Princess Alexandra Hospital has an Addictions Nurse Navigator Service? Stop the Rise of STIs campaign. Digital Australian Immunisation Handbook now available. World COPD Day – 21 November 2018. Resource available for Indigenous Australians who may have cancer. Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2018 Issue 5
Indigenous smoking ceremony cleanses the way forward for Brisbane South PHN Stretch RAP. Our people. My Health Record in the region. Redlands Youth Service in Brisbane south. SpotOnHealth HealthPathways celebrates milestone. International HealthPathways user engagement survey. “Education on my terms”: GP shares experience with Project ECHO®. caring@home – supporting carers to help manage breakthrough symptoms safely using subcutaneous medicines. Are you confident in providing end of life care for older Australians? The Grow Your Own Workforce resource hub is now live! Mental health online learning modules now available for primary care nurses. Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2018 Issue 4
Support and inform patients during My Health Record opt-out period. Our people. New flu campaign takes flight. Brisbane South PHN commitment to health literacy strengthened in recent training workshop. New program for severe and complex mental health live in Brisbane south. Building general practice capabilities towards optimal care. Reforms to keep Queensland children safe reach mid-way point. A first-hand account of Nurseforce for the Future – APNA 2018 National Conference. Guidelines assisting in screening for domestic and family violence during antenatal care. Are you a GP interested in supporting doctors’ health? You can help to prevent COPD exacerbations – have the CHAT with your patients this winter. Learn more about cultural diversity. Congratulations to Hepatitis Queensland and Medeco Medical Centre Inala! World Hepatitis Day – Saturday 28 July 2018. New addiction service provider available in Brisbane south. New allied health centre open in Brisbane. Opportunity to improve asthma care. Digital referral technology improving access to specialist services in Brisbane south. Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2018 Issue 3
Findings from the Brisbane South PHN 2018 Needs Assessment confirm priority focus. Brisbane South PHN at a glance. General Practitioners, epilepsy and the NDIS. Brisbane South PHN bridges the gap for youth with severe mental illness in Redlands. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Growing Good Habits website now live. Queensland offers free flu vaccine to children aged six months to less than five years. A new national online resource in palliative care. Liver Edges and Gut Reactions event success. Health knowledge on the rise in Brisbane south multicultural community. Research outcomes – prescribing exercise for chronic disease. Exploring “whole person” care – primary health research. Have your patients checked in with their lungs? Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2018 Issue 2
Domestic violence training is equipping general practices in Brisbane south. Living Healthier Lives community grants now open. Child Dental Benefits Schedule – a potential pathway for the delivery of general dental healthcare. What you need to know about the national roll-out of My Health Record. General Practitioner Pain Management Seminar. Metro South Health is getting NDIS ready! New guidelines for care during pregnancy. Referring to Mater – making it simpler. New program to assist GPs in treating the QLD migrant and refugee population. Save 33 000 Queenslanders by joining HEPnav, the Hepatitis Queensland directory. Hepatitis Queensland hits the road with hepatitis C Kombi Clinic. Help improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. New handbook to reduce the impact of gynaecological cancers in Indigenous women. AMSA launches mental health awareness campaign. Brisbane South PHN events. Positions vacant.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2018 Issue 1
Helping patients achieve their New Year health resoulutions. Board member honoured. Brisbane South PHN profile. Partners in Recovery change of contact details. GP’s role in the NDIS explained. SpotOnHealth HealthPathways leads the way. How you can help trial Statins in Reducing Events in the Elderly. Chronic pain and changes to codeine scheduling update. GP education event. Back to school asthma tip: start the year in control. Fast facts. Metro South Health services: access specialist outpatient services from primary care clinic. My Health for Life referral templates. Positions vacant. Events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2017 Issue 16
Accessing health services during the end-of-year break. Meet our new Health Integration Manager. Launch of Brisbane South PHN’s Recognise, Respond, Refer Program. Brisbane South PHN Annual General Meeting 2017: Celebrating a year of organisational change. New data reveals heart disease mortality rate. Support for patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Why men need My Health Record. Women from Myanmar learn more about cancer screening. Metro South Health News. Free cardiovascular health professional development offered. Mater News. Free mobile x-ray pilot for residents of aged care facilities until February. New national dementia body announced. Nurses hear about building end-of-life capacity. New guidelines to keep kids healthy. New perinatal mental health guideline launched. Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN Events.
Brisbane South PHN Bulletin 2017 Issue 15
How you can change the face of men’s health. Procurement concludes for Psychological Therapies Program. Free mental health service for those with a diverse background. Community lunch was feast for all senses. Mental Health Expo turns seven. 2017 Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards. Dedicated hotline to connect GPs with Mater’s Young Adult Shared Care program. Homeless after hours service commended. Free online training for those delivering palliative care. $60m announced for end-of-life care projects. Our condolences to a Brisbane South GP’s beloved ones. Brisbane South PHN promotes Emergency Department choices. Supporting collaboration in primary care. Metro South Health News. Long acting reversible contraceptives praised. Positions vacant. Brisbane South PHN Events.