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Chlamydia management in general practice

Management of Chlamydia Cases in Australia (MoCCA) is currently seeking General Practitioners, practice nurses and practice managers to participate in interviews about how chlamydia is managed in their general practice and how it could be improved. This study will involve a 30-45 minute telephone interview with a University of Melbourne researcher. If you are interested […]

Sexual Violence Prevention Consultation

The Queensland Government is in the process of consulting the community about the prevention of all forms of sexual violence. Community organisations, leaders and interested members of the public are invited to participate in the consultation. Sexual violence has a significant and profound impact on individuals, families, and communities in Queensland. It can affect people […]

Have your say on the future of nursing education

Consultation to inform an independent review into the education and preparation of nurses in Australia is now open. The Educating the Nurse of the Future review is examining how the current education and preparation of registered and enrolled nurses and nurse practitioners in Australia will continue to ensure they can meet the future needs of […]

Provide your feedback on zoonoses

Worldwide, seventy-five percent of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses, a number of these being unique to Australia. These growing threats, along with other local endemic zoonotic infections, have the potential to present unique challenges to medical practitioners both now and in the future. We are asking GPs to complete a short 10-15 minute survey to […]

Establishing a Lived Experience Workforce Community of Practice – Brisbane South PHN region

Brisbane South PHN is delighted to introduce a Lived Experience Workforce Community of Practice (pilot project) for those who work or volunteer in community based organisations within the Brisbane South PHN region. The aim of the pilot project is to build a foundation for a Lived Experience Workforce Community of Practice to grow and flourish […]

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care – Consultation on a certification framework for digital mental health services

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission), is scoping the development of a certification framework and national standards for digital mental health services. Certification of services has the potential to build user confidence, increase adoption rates, and increase consumer choice in digital mental health services. The certification framework will support […]

Queensland Framework for the development of the Mental Health Lived Experience Workforce

You are invited to participate in the research study “Queensland Framework for the development of the Mental Health Lived Experience Workforce”. This research aims to understand how lived experience workforce roles are currently being designed, implemented and collaborated with across organisations in Queensland. The results of this study will help to develop better understanding about […]

Seeking feedback on Queensland Spinal Cord Injury Service online resource

As part of the Queensland Health Adult Brain Injury (ABI) and  Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Connect program and the state-wide SCI Clinical Advisory Network, the online resources of the Queensland Spinal Cord Injury Service (QSCIS ) are being reviewed. A short survey has been designed for clinicians who have any clinical contact with people with […]

Australian Medicinal Cannabis Safety and Effectiveness Study

Approvals for the use of medicinal cannabis products have been rapidly increasing over the past 12 months. However, the vast majority of products being prescribed are not registered on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods, and hence lack usual clinical trial evidence of effectiveness and adverse effects. To help address this evidence gap, state health […]

Have your say on heart disease and mental health

The Heart Foundation is beginning work on a new position statement about heart disease and mental health. To ensure it’s relevant and useful for your work, please provide your feedback regarding the scope of this resource for health professionals. The survey takes less than five minutes and upon completion, you’ll be in the running to win a […]