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Aug

21

New Base Pay Rates for GP Registrars

Updated GP registrar pay rates have been released and are applicable from the commencement of Term 2, 2018.

Aug

21

Do You Complete Forms with Your Patient During Consultations?

Winter Strategy Sick Day Action Plans on Mid and North Coast HealthPathways have received a format update. These plans are now available as fillable PDF forms.

Aug

20

BreastScreen Videos Available to Download

New promotional video clips from BreastScreen NSW are available to play in waiting rooms or GP consultation rooms. Download them now!

Aug

20

Lismore a Trial Site for New Treatment for Vascular Dementia

Eligible patients across the Northern Rivers are being enlisted to take part in one of the nation’s largest clinical trials investigating a novel Chinese herbal extract Sailuotong.

Aug

20

Nurse Wanted for Hockey Tournament

Can you operate a defibrillator and provide basic first aid? The Australian Men's Masters Hockey Tournament will require a nurse in Ballina from 23 September to 4 October 2018.

Aug

17

What Do I Do When My Patient Has an Urgent Need to Access Aged Care Services?

If your patient is already receiving My Aged Care services they should discuss their needs with their service provider, who may be able to arrange additional services on a time-limited basis.

Aug

17

Sepsis – the Silent Killer

Did you know that sepsis is estimated to contribute to six million deaths globally each year? In Australia, at least 18,000 people are treated for sepsis annually, with around 5,000 losing their lives.

Aug

16

ELDAC Primary Care Toolkit

Are you confident in providing end of life care for older Australians? End of Life Directions for Aged Care is a free resource designed to connect you with tools and resources in palliative care and advance care planning.

Aug

15

New Opiate Treatment Guidelines Relax Prescribing Requirements

Recently new Opioid Dependence Treatment Guidelines were released by NSW Health. Dr Dan Ewald has given his view as a general practitioner.

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flags We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land we live and work, the Bundjalung, Arakwal, Yaegl, Gumbaynggirr, Githabul, Dunghutti and Birpai Nations, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future.