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Diabetes management during Ramadan
22 Jan 2024
Featured Post
CALD communities
General Practice
The Islamic month for fasting (Ramadan) begins in mid-March this year. Logan Hospital is running diabetes preparation clinics in the lead up to Ramadan, to help prepare patients with diabetes who choose to fast.
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.