TGA recall notice – Endone 5mg blister pack

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

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued an urgent product defect correction for: ENDONE oxycodone hydrochloride 5mg tablet blister pack Batch Number: CW612 Expiry: Nov 2020 AUST R: 14945 SPONSOR: Aspen Pharma Pty Ltd PHONE: 1300 659 656 – Aspen Medical Information REASON: A single report has been received from …

Applications to join the Clinical Council in Wide Bay – NOW CLOSED

In News, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

N.B. Applications have now closed Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN (the PHN) is seeking expressions of interest from general practitioners to join an existing GP-led, multidisciplinary Clinical Council in Wide Bay. The PHN is seeking GP members who can act in a strategic advisory capacity to the CEO and …

Updated pneumoccoccal table

In Central Queensland, News by PHN Communications

The Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service notes recent updates to the Adult Pneumococcal Recommendations in the Australian Immunisation Handbook are slightly different to the information shared in recent issues of CQ & CW Public Health Bulletin, which have now been updated and reissued here.

Sinemet supply shortage position statement

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

The Australasian Neuroscience Nurses Association Movement Disorder Chapter & The Movement Disorder Society of Australia and New Zealand have released a joint position statement advising of a Sinemet shortage. Sinemet (levodopa/carbidopa) is a medication commonly used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease as well as other neurological disorders. From 23 …

New resources: pregnancy and alcohol

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

General Practitioners (GPs) are often the first health professional a woman goes to when she is either planning a pregnancy or thinks she may be pregnant. Because of this GPs have an important role in providing the best possible information for women to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. …