Practice Nurse Support Program

The Brisbane South PHN Practice Nurse Support Program provides support to new, returning or transitioning nurses working in general practice in the Brisbane South PHN region for less than 12 months. The aim is to up-skill the practice nurse workforce, leading to improved patient wellbeing through prevention, early intervention and self-management of chronic conditions and a reduced burden on acute care.

The Brisbane South PHN Practice Nurse Support Program includes:

  • providing opportunities to increase knowledge and skills through
    • access to continuing professional development activities tailored to general practice nurse roles
    • in-practice support and mentoring
    • competency based resources and information
  • assisting with implementing and/or enhancing practice systems that promote health screening activities
  • promoting best practice to improve patient outcomes.

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Practice Nurse Coordinator

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Michelle Gordon

T: 07 3864 7528
E: mgordon@bsphn.org.au

Immunisation

Immunisation

The Australian Government Immunisation page details the Australian program. It aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Immunisation Register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.

The Australian Immunisation Handbook provides clinical advice for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice.

Updates

Immunisation resources

Education

Education events

Brisbane South PHN annual Public Health Unit Immunisation update 

Brisbane South PHN quarterly childhood Immunisation education for beginners

Vaccine management (cold chain)

Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) is a national register that records all vaccines given to all people in Australia.

Influenza

2019:

 

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