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What is your response to ‘digital health’?

In Sunshine Coast by PHN Communications

For many GPs, the term ‘digital health’ elicits a middle digit response. From My Health Record to electronic referrals, there can be frustration over the point of it all. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel. The planets are beginning to align. Clinical information produced by various …

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Buderim practice wins AGPAL Small Practice of the Year

In Sunshine Coast by PHN Communications

A Sunshine Coast general practice, based in Buderim has been recognised with the top award for small general practices in this year’s Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) awards. Steve Jones, a nurse practitioner with Medicrew Buderim said their model of health care had helped them stand out among a …

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GP networking coordinators needed on the Sunshine Coast

In Sunshine Coast by PHN Communications

Network coordinators are needed in the following areas: South Sunshine Coast (Caloundra & surrounds) Central Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore, Buderim, Nambour) Gympie Growing a connected community of GPs – The PHN is committed to helping GPs connect with each other through: Educational events Peer networking Advocacy for the profession The PHN …

RACGP releases new mental health support for GPs

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

The RACGP are encouraging general practitioners and other health professionals to take care of their own physical, mental, emotional and social health and to seek support when required. There are multiple barriers that may prevent health professionals accessing mental health services. However self-care and mental health resources and services specifically …

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Rockhampton prepares for NAIDOC week celebrations

In Central Queensland by PHN Communications

Rockhampton is preparing for the annual 2018 NAIDOC Week celebrations to be held in July. The events celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Australians from all walks of life are invited to celebrate NAIDOC. The week presents a great opportunity to participate in …

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How will the new child care package affect your family?

In Sunshine Coast by PHN Communications

There’s not long to go before the New Child Care Package is introduced on 2 July! Whether you’re a new parent considering your child care options or your family’s already part of the system, the new Package will overhaul the current child care fee assistance to provide more support for …