News

Nominate for the Stronger Medicare Awards
03 Jun 2024
Community health
Recognise and celebrate a primary care professional, team or practice by nominating them for the Stronger Medicare Award. Nominations close Sunday 30 June 2024.
New! Eight Mile Plains Satellite Hospital opens 27 May 2024
21 May 2024
General Practice
Community health
The new Eight Mile Plains Satellite Hospital opens it doors to patients on Monday 27 May 2024. Services include a Minor Illness and Injury Clinic, open 7 Days a week for walk-in treatment of urgent conditions.
Share your feedback: Help to improve LGBTIQA+ health access and equity
21 May 2024
Community health
Queensland Council for LGBTI Health is running consultations for health workers and consumers to share their thoughts and experiences in a safe and secure setting. Sign up for a consultation near you.
Your input can shape the future of dental health: Statewide Oral Health Services Plan 2024-32
07 May 2024
Allied health
Community health
General Practice
Queensland Health invites you to provide feedback and share your suggestions for long-term actions you see as critical to progressing and implementing the Statewide Oral Health Services Plan 2024-32.
The Health Needs Assessment survey has been extended! Participate now to have your say on healthcare
22 Apr 2024
Community health
BSPHN news
Our Health Needs Assessment survey has been extended to Monday 6 May 2024. We invite health practitioners to participate in the survey. By sharing your insights, you contribute to improving healthcare in our region.
World Immunisation Week 2024: Is your practice ready for flu season?
22 Apr 2024
General Practice
Nursing
Community health
World Immunisation Week begins Wednesday 24 April. Learn more about how Brisbane South PHN supports general practices and other primary care vaccine providers to increase immunisation coverage within our region.
Eight Mile Plains Satellite Hospital opening soon
22 Apr 2024
General Practice
Community health
The new Eight Mile Plains Satellite Hospital is expected to open Monday 27 May 2024 and includes a Minor Illness and Injury Clinic open 7 Days a week for walk-in treatment of urgent conditions. Learn more, here.
Have your say on healthcare! Participate in our Health Needs Assessment
10 Apr 2024
BSPHN news
Community health
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.
Incentivised opportunities for GPs available: Express your interest in our 'Healthy Habits' pilot project
08 Apr 2024
General Practice
Community health
Our upcoming Healthy Habits: Prevention Clinic Pilot Project is open for expressions of interest from general practices. Learn more about this opportunity in chronic disease preventative care.
Health alert: Pertussis (Whooping cough)
21 Mar 2024
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.
Locals leading the way: The SMBI story of community-driven health transformation
14 Mar 2024
BSPHN news
Community health
Child, youth and families
A leading new approach to working with remote communities to provide accessible, culturally informed and inclusive health services and programs to children and families is championed by Brisbane South PHN.
2024 Free Flu Vaccination Program
13 Mar 2024
General Practice
Pharmacy
Community health
The 2024 Free Influenza Vaccination Program is now running. Free influenza vaccination is now available to all Queenslanders from 6 months of age.
Disability awareness resources and training for healthcare providers: See Me. Hear Me. Respect Me.
26 Feb 2024
General Practice
Community health
Free resources and an online disability awareness course, 'Access for All', aim to increase understanding for health providers about the barriers people with disability experience when accessing healthcare.
Health alert: Confirmed measles case in Brisbane
25 Jan 2024
Community health
General Practice
Queensland Health advises that a case of measles on Brisbane's southside area has been recorded. Find full details of the health alert 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.
Closure of National Coronavirus Helpline (NCH) and Easy Vaccine Access (EVA)
23 Jan 2024
General Practice
Community health
The National Coronavirus Helpline (NCH) and Easy Vaccine Access (EVA) are no longer in service. Read more to find what services are now available to your patients.
Medicare Urgent Care Clinics open in Brisbane’s south region
19 Jan 2024
General Practice
Community health
Two Medicare Urgent Care Clinics (UCCs) are now open in the Brisbane South PHN region. Medicare UCCs are funded by the Australian Government to help ease pressure on hospital emergency departments.
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.
Enhancing health outcomes together: Children’s Health Queensland and Brisbane South PHN’s latest partnership pact
28 Sep 2023
Child, youth and families
Community health
BSPHN news
Brisbane South PHN and Children’s Health Queensland (CHQ) signed their latest Engagement Protocol, reaffirming their partnership and shared commitment to improving health and wellbeing outcomes in the region.
NAIDOC Week 2023: For Our Elders
07 Jul 2023
First Nations health
Community health
BSPHN news
NAIDOC Week is celebrated during the first week of July each year. This year’s theme, ‘For Our Elders,’ celebrates and recognises Elders’ important roles within First Nations communities.