SCHHS: Important changes to skin cancer referrals

In News, Sunshine Coast by Jasmin Midgley

The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service has a well-developed plastic surgery service, which includes the management of complex skin cancer excisions. Skin cancer excisions are also managed by the department of general surgery. To improve patient access to the appropriate specialty, the following referral criteria have been introduced: All …

The Way Back Support Service

In Central Queensland, News, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by Jasmin Midgley

Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Cost PHN is funding Beyond Blue’s postvention initiative The Way Back Support Service across the region, to provide non-clinical care coordination for up to three months for people who have recently attempted suicide.    To be eligible for The Way Back, individuals must be 15 years and older and have presented to a hospital …

Introducing the new national data platform 

In Central Queensland, News, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by Jasmin Midgley

Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN will soon migrate the de-identified practice data we’ve collected under your practice agreement into a new, gold-standard IT platform called Primary Health Insights.   Primary Health Insights is a secure storage and management platform purpose-built for primary care data and will be used by PHNs across the nation.   The platform has undergone vigorous testing and governance and has been endorsed …