News

Provider Connect Australia can help your practice stay connected with the healthcare system
20 Jun 2024
General Practice
Digital health
Provider Connect Australia is an initiative of the Australian Digital Health Agency to help healthcare provider organisations update their business information in a single source. Learn more about the service.
Incentivised opportunities for your practice to join The Bowel Cancer Screening Project are now available
18 Jun 2024
General Practice
Expressions of interest are open to practices in our region who want to join The Bowel Cancer Screening Project. Read more to learn about the project's incentives and requirements.
Telehealth service enhances chronic condition management for Queensland residents
13 Jun 2024
General Practice
The free Self-Management of Chronic Conditions (SMoCC) phone service, aimed at improving health outcomes for patients with chronic conditions, is available for eligible patients. Learn more, here.
Last chance: Free applications for the ANZAED Eating Disorder Credential for GPs
11 Jun 2024
General Practice
The ANZAED Eating Disorder Credential provides GPs with formal recognition of qualifications, training, and professional development activities needed for the delivery of safe and effective eating disorder care.
What do you think are important priorities for the National Centre of Excellence in Intellectual Disability Health?
11 Jun 2024
Disability
General Practice
Allied health
Share your insights about disability and health in this survey run by the National Centre of Excellence in Intellectual Disability Health.
Dinner event with Dr Paresh Dawda: General Practice in Aged Care Incentive
11 Jun 2024
General Practice
Nursing
Join us in conversation with Dr Paresh Dawda (Presantia Health) at the General Practice in Aged Care Incentive dinner event, on July 30, to learn what this new incentive means for your practice and patients.
Bowel Cancer Screening Program: Age eligibility changes from 1 July 2024
06 Jun 2024
General Practice
The eligible screening age will lower from 50 to 45. Learn more about these changes, as well as how to integrate the National Cancer Screening Register with your clinical software.
Influenza cases expected to peak in coming weeks: QLD GPs and immunisation providers are urged to encourage eligible patients to get the free flu vaccine
04 Jun 2024
General Practice
Pharmacy
Allied health
The 2024 Free Flu Vaccination Program is running until 30 September 2024. To help boost immunity, please remind your eligible patients that free influenza vaccinations are available.
Strengthening Medicare General Practice Grants Program closes 30 June 2024
04 Jun 2024
General Practice
Practices who have claimed the funds need to submit a financial acquittal report and a self-evaluation form by 31 July. We can support you through this process.
Applications open: Join the Queensland Diabetes Clinical Network steering committee
03 Jun 2024
General Practice
Expressions of interest (EOI) are open for a GP representative on the Queensland Diabetes Clinical Council (QDCN) steering committee. Read the EOI in the full article.
The General Practice in Aged Care Incentive is coming 1 July 2024
29 May 2024
Aged care
General Practice
The General Practice in Aged Care Incentive will launch Monday 1 July 2024 and will replace the current Aged Care Access Incentive. Learn more about the incentive and eligibility requirements.
Free annual subscription to the Emergency Response Planning Tool (ERPT): Express your interest now
28 May 2024
General Practice
Express your interest in a free annual subscription to the Emergency Planning Response Tool (ERPT). Training on how to use the ERPT will be available to the successful practices.
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.
Metro South Health Rapid Access Services: Treatment for patients who need escalation of care
14 May 2024
General Practice
Metro South (MSH) Rapid Access Services (RAS) provide assessment and treatment to chronically ill patients who need escalation of care. Learn about the local RAS options.
Free screening mammograms for your eligible patients
13 May 2024
General Practice
Multicultural health
The BreastScreen Queensland mobile van is currently in Eagleby until 11 July 2024. Your patients could be eligible for free screening mammograms. Read more to learn how to make a booking.
Kidney Action Week 2024: Resources available for you and your patients
13 May 2024
General Practice
This Kidney Action Week, remind your patients that the best way to slow down kidney disease is to catch it early, before symptoms appear. Kidney health resources for your practice are available now.
New quality improvement activities for GPs: Cervical Screening Activity and GoShare Pneumococcal Project
08 May 2024
General Practice
Two new quality improvement activities are now available for general practices. View the full article for detailed information and links to participate.
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.
Heart Week 2024: Let's promote heart health awareness
03 May 2024
General Practice
Nursing
Heart Week 2024 runs this week from 6 to 12 May, and healthcare providers are encouraged to engage their patients in discussions about heart health and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Free resources are available now.
Update: Change to notifications for acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD)
03 May 2024
General Practice
First Nations health
Nursing
From Monday 29 April 2024, notifications for Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) are managed by Public Health Units across the state.
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) update: More medicines now available for 60-day prescriptions
02 May 2024
General Practice
Pharmacy
More Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines are now available for 60-day prescriptions. This change means patients can access twice the medication on a single prescription. Read more about the changes.
New initiatives in general practice: Experts share how to take advantage of policy and funding changes impacting general practice
02 May 2024
Allied health
General Practice
Join Dr Paresh Dawda and Dr Walid Jammal in our face-to-face workshop on Saturday 18 May to discover how your practice can take advantage of the policy and funding changes impacting general practice.
Updates to My Health Record my health app
29 Apr 2024
General Practice
The National Health Services Directory (NHSD) is now integrated with My Health Record's my health app. Healthcare providers participating in My Health Record are reminded to review security and access policies.
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.