Primary Health Matters newsletter

Primary Health Matters will be Brisbane South PHN’s weekly newsletter for primary health care providers and practice staff. Sign up to the mailing list below to receive health news and updates for the Brisbane south region, direct to your inbox from Thursday 29 July 2021.

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Previous editions (eBlast newsletter)

23 July 2021| eBlast 300


  • Use of Qld Check In app in general practices
  • Expression of Interest: Brisbane South PHN Non-Executive Board Directors
  • General Practitioners in Schools program

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16 July 2021| eBlast 299


  • Updated advice on dosage intervals for AstraZeneca in the context of a COVID-19 outbreak
  • Access to funded allied health and psychological services for residential aged care residents
  • CLOSING SOON: Nominations for the 2021 RACGP Awards

Read eBlast 299

9 July 2021| eBlast 298


  • Celebrating NAIDOC week 2021
  • NEW: Aged Care System Guide
  • Resources to support heart health in First Nations Peoples

Read eBlast 298

2 July 2021| eBlast 297


  • Lockdown extended for City of Brisbane and Moreton Bay Regional Council areas
  • Mandatory requirement for aged care workers to be vaccinated
  • General practitioners and influenza vaccine medical exemptions

Read eBlast 297

25 June 2021| eBlast 296


  • Check In Qld app requirement expansion
  • Recent changes to the Closing the Gap Pharmaceutical Benefits Co-payment Program
  • New resource for GPs supporting people with postnatal depression

Read eBlast 296

18 June 2021| eBlast 295


  • Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine rollout expanding to primary care
  • Webinar: Culturally responsive care and Hepatitis B prescription monitoring system
  • GP referral to the Metro South Health COVID-19 vaccine program

Read eBlast 295

11 June 2021| eBlast 294


  • Expansion of the general practice COVID-19 vaccination program
  • Open for registrations: QScript, Queensland’s real-time prescription monitoring system
  • Metro South Health Acute Foot Triage Pathway

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4 June 2021| eBlast 293


  • Additional COVID-19 vaccination clinic capacity
  • Updated Influenza Quality Improvement toolkit
  • Webinar – racism in health

Read eBlast 293

28 May2021| eBlast 292


  • All primary health care workers can get vaccinated now
  • Victoria declared a COVID-19 hotspot from 1am Friday 28 May 2021
  • New health promotion text messaging service for families

Read eBlast 292

21 May 2021| eBlast 291


  • Pfizer vaccination hubs
  • Webinar: Respiratory management in primary care
  • GP workshop: Palliative care in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs)

Read eBlast 291