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Feedback open for General Medicine CPC

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

Queensland Health are currently calling on stakeholders to provide feedback on the new draft Clinical Prioritisation Criteria (CPC) for General Medicine. The CPC aim to ensure equitable and timely access for patients requiring public medical and surgical specialist services. The CPC aims to provide health practitioners with: minimum criteria for …

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Find welfare and support services on the Fraser Coast

In Wide Bay by PHN Communications

The Fraser Coast Regional Council has released a new version of The Little Lime Pocket Book, a comprehensive guide to support services available across the Fraser Coast region. These include services from government, non-government and community organisations. The book provides the contact details for a range of local options, including …

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Expression of Interest: National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

The Queensland Mental Health Commission invites interested mental health consumers and carers to apply for the following positions as representatives on the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum: Queensland Consumer Representative Queensland Carer Representative About: The National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NMHCCF) was established in 2002 by …

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Can you be found through the NHSD?

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

All health providers across Australia can register their details with the National Health Services Directory (NHSD) online. The NHSD helps direct patients, who are seeking help, to relevant services that meet their needs. People can use the service to check their symptoms or seek local treatment options from immunisation to …

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Australia’s new digital mental health gateway, Head to Health, is now live

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

A new website that links Australians to online and phone mental health services, information and resources is now live. Head to Health connects people to trusted online and phone mental health services appropriate for their individual needs. The tools are designed to support health professionals and help people access support before …

Reconciliation workshops coming to Emerald and Blackwater

In Central Queensland by PHN Communications

The Central Highlands Regional Council (CHRC) is hosting Reconciliation workshops in the region this month. The workshops will mark the next steps towards Reconciliation and establishing a Reconciliation Action Plan for the Central Highlands. The initial phase will be focused on taking the steps towards building positive and respectful relationships, …

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Are you up to date on the changes to Cervical Screening?

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

To assist Healthcare Providers in preparing for the changes to the NCSP, the Department of Health and NPS MedicineWise have developed new Cervical Screening Online Training Modules. These training modules are provide healthcare providers with information on the following areas: • Changes to the National Cervical Screening Program(NCSP) • Changes …

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Attend the Cancer Clinical Symposium

In Central Queensland by PHN Communications

The Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service is hosting their annual symposium on clinical cancer care on Saturday, 11 November 2017. Health providers can register to attend either in person or via video conferencing. Those attending will hear updates on topics such as oncology, palliative care and advanced care planning. …