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Aug

01

2019

Changes to Antenatal Pertussis Vaccination Recommendations

The National Health and Medical Research Council has updated recommendations on the timing of pertussis vaccination for pregnant women, expanding to 20-32 weeks gestation.

Jul

31

2019

Get the Facts About Patient Driving Safety & Opioid Treatment

A new online training module aims to support health professionals in assessing a patient’s fitness to drive, with a focus on sedating medications and opioid agonist treatment.

Jul

30

2019

Cancer Treatment Resources

eviQ is a free online resource of cancer treatment protocols developed by multidisciplinary teams of cancer specialists.

Jul

29

2019

Attitudes of Health Professionals to Older Person Health Assessments

Monash University is conducting research into the attitudes of health professionals to older person health assessments.

Jul

29

2019

Improving Outcomes for Adults with Atopic Dermatitis

Do you see adult patients with poorly controlled or persistent eczema? This free accredited e-module works through a real patient's experience with apparently refractory eczema.

Jul

29

2019

Don’t Let Suicide Kill You: 9 Stories of Survival and Recovery

In 2018, two mental health professionals and two authors facilitated a Story Circle writing group for people who have been suicidal and recovered. A book of these stories has now been published.

Jul

25

2019

New Service to Help GPs Support People With Mental Ill-Health

NCPHN is now funding the GP Psychiatry Support Line - free for registered GPs to use and connects GPs to a psychiatrist for timely advice on diagnosis, investigation, medication and safety plans.

Jul

24

2019

NCPHN Funds North Coast GP Training to Deliver Education Events

NCPHN is pleased to announce a new funding partnership with North Coast GP Training. GPs, practice nurses and allied health professionals are set to benefit from a range of local networking and education events.

Jul

24

2019

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and the Hajj

Do you have patients who travel to the Middle East? The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is experiencing an ongoing outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome.

Jul

24

2019

Hope for GP Recruitment

Dr Dan Ewald says the new area of need classification system used by the Commonwealth from July 2019 should help most of the NCPHN region with recruiting more GPs.

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