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Nov

30

2017

Seeking Hospital Medical Specialists For Contract Positions: Pain Management and Opioid Prescription

NCPHN is seeking change agents in the hospital sector to improve pain management and reduce risk associated with opioid prescription. The up-scheduling of OTC codeine from March 2018 has prompted a number of efforts to improve opiate an...

Nov

30

2017

Is Your Practice Ready? Handy Checklist For The New National Cervical Screening Program

The new National Cervical Screening Program will launch December 1st and it’s important your practice is ready. This simple checklist will help you cover the basics. Print it out today.

Nov

30

2017

Make sure you update the National Health Services Directory (NHSD) for the Summer holiday season

This information is crucial for our local communities, visitors to our area and other health services like hospital and emergency staff. Practices are encouraged to update their operational hours and after hours support information on the Natio...

Nov

29

2017

Protect Your Healthcare Business

The Australian Digital Health Agency has released an Information Security Guide for Small Healthcare Businesses. The guide provides simple guidance for non-technical health professionals regarding issues such as privacy, passwords, software upd...

Nov

29

2017

Local Bowel Cancer Statistics

Did you know there is a 'Bowel Cancer Australia Atlas'? The atlas maps data to a national, state and territory level and is updated annually with data taken from the most recent publicly available sources.

Nov

29

2017

Free Online Training Module for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

The National Indigenous Bowel Screening Program has launched the new online training module as part of a campaign to encourage more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to participate in bowel screening. The module is designed to provid...

Nov

27

2017

Valley’s Sights Set on Home Grown Medicos

Post-graduate medical training in the Clarence Valley will see a significant boost thanks to a new training hub. The hub will play a vital coordination role, connecting local clinicians, education and training providers, health service staff, g...

Nov

24

2017

Get to Know My Health Record Inside Out

In preparation for the 2018 My Health Record expansion, free self-paced online training is available to all health practitioners. It will introduce the key principles which will underpin your use of My Health Record.

Nov

23

2017

Referrals Being Accepted Now for Grafton Adult Psychiatry Clinics

North Coast Primary Health Network is pleased to advise that Dr Jonathan Carne has conducted two successful adult psychiatry clinics at GP Super Clinic in Grafton. Dr Carne returns again in December and is already fully booked. Referrals are be...

Nov

22

2017

Webinar: Build confidence in your practice to meet ePIP requirements

This webinar explores the successful strategies that have been developed for uploading shared health summaries into the My Health Record. Now is the time to be prepared for when all Australians will have a My Health Record in 2018.

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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.