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Have your say: Aged Care Diversity Framework – Homelessness Action Plan

The Diversity Sub-group of the Aged Care Sector Committee has started work on an action plan under the Aged Care Diversity Framework to help the aged care sector support older people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness (the Homelessness Action Plan). The Sub-group is supported in this work by a reference group which has been […]

Public Consultation: Maternal Pertussis Vaccination Recommendations

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) is consulting with stakeholders on proposed changes to the maternal pertussis vaccination recommendations for inclusion in the Australian Immunisation Handbook, with an intention to submit the recommendation to the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for its approval under section 14A of the National Health and Medical […]

Opportunity to identify focused topics for strategic funding by the National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation’s One Heart 2018-2020 Strategy is underpinned by the five pillars of: ‘Prevention, Support and Care, Research, Strengthening our Organisation and Our People’. One Heart shapes the way the Heart Foundation reduces the impact of risk factors, how they support Australians affected by heart disease, with a special focus on communities disproportionately affected […]

Seeking individuals to join QUT’s University Human Research Ethics Committee

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is seeking individuals in several categories as a member for the University Human Research Ethics Committee (UHREC). The role of the members of the UHREC is to decide whether a research proposal submitted for review meets the requirements of the National Statement of Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007, […]

Advance care planning survey

The Office of Advance Care Planning works to improve ACP awareness and processes for the community and for clinicians. To help guide the ongoing improvement of the Office they are seeking feedback on how it is performing. This survey is short and will take approximately 10 minutes of your time. All survey responses are anonymous […]

GP survey

The Women Want to Know (WWTK) project encourages health professionals to discuss alcohol and pregnancy to ensure that women receive the right advice. WWTK was developed by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) in collaboration with leading health professional bodies across Australia and is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of […]

Brisbane South PHN announces first Indigenous Chair

Brisbane South PHN announces first Indigenous Chair

Brisbane South PHN is proud to announce the election of Indigenous health Professor and Ngugi woman Cindy Shannon as the new Board Chair. Cindy is the first female to be elected Chair and will continue her role as a member of the Brisbane South PHN Governance Committee, the Finance and Audit Committee and the Nominations […]

Consultation open on the Review of the Quality Use of Medicines Program’s Delivery

The Department of Health invites submissions to inform the Review of the Quality Use of Medicines Program’s Delivery by the National Prescribing Service MedicineWise (NPS) (the Review). The Review is being conducted by Emeritus Professor Lloyd Sansom AO. The purpose of this consultation is to seek broad stakeholder and community feedback to inform future Australian government policy […]

Recommissioning primary mental health services for the Brisbane south region

Recommissioning primary mental health services for the Brisbane south region

From July 2019, Brisbane South PHN will be establishing a regional service model integrated across three sub-regions in Brisbane south: Brisbane (Princess Alexandra Hospital catchment), Logan/Beaudesert (Logan Hospital catchment) and Redlands (Redlands Hospital catchment). Brisbane South PHN intends for each of the sub-regions to develop a place based approach to care provision over time. The […]

Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide

Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide

The 2018 update of the Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide is now available! Brisbane South PHN was proud to contribute to this resource, which aims to support doctors, nurses and other primary care providers to deliver health care to people from refugee backgrounds including people seeking asylum. This resource replaces the Caring for Refugee Patients […]