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Health alert: Pertussis (Whooping cough)
21 Mar 2024
Featured Post
Community health
Nursing
Pharmacy
General Practice
Queensland Health asks clinicians to be alert for signs and symptoms of pertussis, particularly in patients who have had contact with confirmed cases. Report notifiable conditions promptly to Metro South Health.
Have your say on healthcare! Participate in our Health Needs Assessment
10 Apr 2024
BSPHN news
Aged care
Allied health
CALD communities
Child, youth and families
Community health
First Nations health
General Practice
We invite health practitioners to participate in the Health Needs Assessment survey. By sharing your insights, you contribute to improving the healthcare in the Brisbane south PHN and Metro South Health region.
Register for the 2024 National Advance Care Planning Week Virtual Forum
18 Feb 2024
General Practice
Aged care
The Statewide Office of Advance Care Planning invites health professionals in Queensland to register for the 2024 National Advance Care Planning (ACP) Week Virtual Forum. Online session run from 18 to 21 March 2024.
Have your say on updates to the National Guidelines for On-Screen Presentation of Discharge Summaries
13 Feb 2024
General Practice
Pharmacy
Aged care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care are seeking your input on the updated ‘sample discharge summary’ contained in the National Guidelines for On-Screen Presentation of Discharge Summaries.
Free advance care planning clinics are now available for your patients
12 Feb 2024
Aged care
General Practice
Free advance care planning (ACP) clinics hosted by the Metro South Health ACP Service team are now available for your patients. Bookings are essential. Learn more about the clinics here.
Disaster readiness: Free workshops available for seniors and people living with chronic health conditions
25 Jan 2024
Aged care
Community health
Disability
General Practice
Logan City Council are delivering free Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness (PCEP) workshops for seniors and all people living with chronic health conditions. Do you have patients eligible to attend? Find out here.
My Health Journal: the free, user-friendly tool helping people with dementia to manage their health
15 Jan 2024
General Practice
Community health
Aged care
Allied health
This specially-designed journal helps people and their care teams to keep track of appointments, communication and important health care information in one place. Read on for more on how to order your free copies.
Health alert: Severe heatwave conditions for our region
14 Dec 2023
Community health
General Practice
Aged care
From 14 December 2023, severe heatwave conditions are commencing across South East Queensland. Read more on how to prepare your practice and patients for extreme heat conditions.