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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 […]

Survey about chlamydia management – seeking GPs

If you’re a GP working in Australian general practice, researchers at the University of Melbourne would love to hear about your chlamydia management practices and your opinion on some proposed strategies to support care of patients with a chlamydia infection. Complete the short 20 minute survey here: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/w7rr For more information, please contact us at […]

Announcement of new CEO

Chairperson, Professor Cindy Shannon, on behalf of the Brisbane South PHN Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Mike Bosel to the position of Chief Executive Officer for Brisbane South PHN, commencing Monday 29 July 2019. Mike Bosel is an experienced senior health care executive officer with experience in working for not-for-profit, publicly […]

Measles alert for Brisbane

A new case of measles was diagnosed this week with possible contacts around Brisbane. The person with measles was infectious when they visited the following places: Virgin Airlines flight VA 1397 from Adelaide to Brisbane on the evening of Friday 28 June People who were at the Brisbane Domestic Airport between 5pm and 6pm on […]

Reproductive coercion: clinicians needed for research

An under-recognised form of control and abuse over Australian women. Sabotaging contraception, pressuring/forcing women to become pregnant, pressuring/forcing women to terminate a pregnancy or continue an unwanted pregnancy are all forms of reproductive coercion (RC). GP’s and nurses working in primary care are very likely to have encountered patients experiencing RC. We need GP’s help […]

Community Allied Health Service (CAHS) feedback survey

Community Allied Health Service (CAHS) is looking for community feedback in 5 minutes or less! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KPKS8QY  We’re providing short term intervention clinics for children in your area. Haven’t heard of us? – Let us know so we can fix that! Thought we could do better?  – Tell us how so we can make changes. Want […]

Identification for palliative approach: experiences of regional and rural GPs

Are you a General Practitioner in regional or rural Queensland? Griffith University is conducting research on palliative care in regional/rural areas. They are seeking GPs of all backgrounds to participate in a brief telephone interview. All participants will receive a $50 Coles/Myer voucher. This study has been granted ethics approval (GU Ref No: 2019/348). If […]

Surveying current practice in goal-setting for physical activity and exercise promotion

Are you a clinician who sees patients/clients for problematic alcohol use and comorbid depression? Researchers at the University of Sydney are surveying clinicians who manage/treat people with problematic alcohol use and comorbid depression to gain clinical insights into their patients/clients’ treatment decision-making needs, and to inform innovative decision-support tools. For more information and take part […]

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