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Aug

20

2018

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

2018

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

2018

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

2018

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

2018

End of Life Directions for Aged Care 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

2018

New Opiate Treatment Guidelines Relax Prescribing Requirements

Recently new Opioid Dependence Treatment Guidelines were released by NSW Health. Dr Dan Ewald, Lead Clinical Adviser for NCPHN, has given his view.

Aug

15

2018

Invasive Meningococcal Disease

August and September are peak months for invasive meningococcal disease. GPs should be alert for meningococcal symptoms in all age groups.

Aug

14

2018

Australian Immunisation Register eLearning Program

Are you a vaccination provider? You can now access five new education modules to help you use the Australian Immunisation Register.

Aug

13

2018

My Health Record Opt-Out Period Extended

The Australian Government has extended the opt-out period for My Health Record by an extra month to 15 November 2018.

Aug

10

2018

Help the DVA Shape Its Future Online Education

Do you have patients who are veterans? The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) would like your feedback on their online education packages.

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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.