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Children’s Health Queensland Research – request for GP participation

Children’s Health Queensland is conducting a research project titled: Why families present to a Queensland tertiary paediatric emergency department. This project is part of the Social Needs Assessment and Identifying Linkages in ED (SNAIL-ED) project. As part of this research, General Practitioners are invited to participate in a short phone survey. The information from the […]

Diagnostic tools used for melanoma: survey for General Practitioners

The Victorian Melanoma Service, Alfred Health, would like to invite you to take part in a survey that explores the usage of various diagnostic tools for melanoma by general practitioners. The survey is voluntary and will take approximately 5 minutes. Your responses will provide valuable insight into how patients with melanoma are diagnosed and how […]

Victoria University -seeking medical practitioners for research project

Explore expectation of, and current utilisation of, traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) treatments in communities from refugee backgrounds in Brisbane and Logan, SEQld”. This project is being conducted by student researcher Sandra Venables as part of a Masters Public Health (Global Nutrition & Active Living), Victoria University. It has been demonstrated that migrants may not […]

The spread of measles continues in Brisbane’s southside

Six further cases of measles were notified this week, bringing the total to eight cases in two weeks. Five cases were locally acquired and one case was in a traveller to New Zealand. Given the large number of people potentially exposed, further measles cases could present in Brisbane or elsewhere over the next few weeks. […]

Are you the mother of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

Are you the mother of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Researchers at The University of Queensland are working to find better ways to support mothers of children with ASD from the first months and years of their child’s life. Mothers of children with ASD (10 years or younger) are invited to take part […]

Are you a caregiver of someone with a chronic or complex illness?

Researchers at the University of Canberra are looking to explore the connection between patient-caregiving relationships, chronic/complex illnesses and caregiver well being. We are looking for adults who provide informal care for another adult with a chronic or complex health condition such as heart disease, respiratory illnesses, cancer, diabetes, neurological disorders, arthritis or mental illness etc. […]

Measles alert for Brisbane and Logan

Two new cases of measles were diagnosed this week with possible contacts around Brisbane. The people were infectious with measles while visiting the following places: Main Street Medical & Dental Centre, Beenleigh on Thursday, 3 October between 3:30pm and 7:40pm Seven Eleven Kingston South (Juers Street) 5 October, before 10 am on Saturday QE2 Hospital […]

Futures Lab Challenge 2 : Keeping emergency health care services for emergencies

Metro South Health is seeking your help to find solutions to our greatest challenges. We invite you to work with the Metro South Health Futures Lab team, patients, community and staff to inject fresh thinking into solving health service challenges. The second challenge for the Metro South Health Futures Lab is now open – Keeping […]