Looking back on maternal shared care in Rockhampton

In Central Queensland by PHN Communications

Dr Helen Wiltshire, Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN’s GPLO for Maternity Care The inaugural GP Antenatal Shared Care workshop was held in Rockhampton on Saturday 20, October 2018. The update was presented by Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN and the Rockhampton Hospital. It provided an update …

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New hepatitis C treatments achieving incredible results

In Sunshine Coast by PHN Communications

When the new treatments for chronic hepatitis C were released in 2016 they were touted as a game-changer. Many of us watched with cautious optimism. Would the Department of Health’s expensive gamble to eradicate hepatitis C pay off? The fact is, the new Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs) are achieving incredible …

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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 …