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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.
Queensland Health announces rollout of Paediatric Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prevention Program
26 Mar 2024
General Practice
Nursing
Pharmacy
First Nations health
Beginning May 2024, the Queensland Paediatric Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prevention (QPRSVP) Program will provide free Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) immunisation to eligible Queensland children. Learn more.
Harmony Week 2024: Support for multicultural health
19 Mar 2024
Multicultural health
General Practice
First Nations health
Nursing
Pharmacy
As we celebrate Harmony Week, take a moment to learn how our Multicultural Health team can support your practice in caring for people from multicultural backgrounds.
Have your say in our after-hours care survey
15 Mar 2024
Allied health
General Practice
Pharmacy
Primary care providers are invited to take a short survey about after-hours care. Your feedback will assist future after-hours initiatives.
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.
Australian Immunisation Register: Important reporting requirements for all vaccines
13 Mar 2024
General Practice
Pharmacy
It is mandatory to report the administration of influenza, COVID-19, NIP and Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) vaccines to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). Read more these reporting changes to AIR.
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.