Practice Connect Newsletter

Welcome to Practice Connect, a fortnightly update for practice managers, principals, nurses and administration staff on relevant issues, upcoming events and education.

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19 November 2019

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In this edition:
  • Workforce Incentive Program for rural and remote areas
  • Communication materials to promote pertussis vaccination for pregnant women
  • Referring my patients to My Aged Care just got easier
  • Accreditation tip: using data to improve clinical practice
  • National Cancer Screening Register to commence supporting the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program in November
  • NPS MedicineWise: Virtual Visits
  • The Advance Project: Information sessions
  • Conclusion of payments for National Bowel Cancer Screening Program forms
  • Heat Health
  • Health promotion events
  • Education and training
5 November 2019

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In this edition:
  • Perth Measles Outbreak: Clinician Update
  • Measles Outbreak: Could this patient have measles?
  • Eating Disorders: Medicare changes and evidence-based treatments
  • New Multidisciplinary Foot Ulcer Clinic at Sir Charles Gairdiner Hospital
  • RACGP: New aged care guide - Silver Book
  • Immunisation Handbook Updated
  • Sharing Knowledge About Immunisation: New tools for providers and parents with questions
  • Wellbeing after Cancer
  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Rural and remote health report
  • Office of the Australian Information Commissioner: New guidelines for privacy in practice
  • Department of Veterans Affairs: Allied health treatment cycle
  • Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation: National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week 2019
  • Health promotion events
  • Education and training
22 October 2019

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In this edition:
  • Perth Measles Alert
  • Perth Measles Alert: Communicable Disease Control Directorate
  • Perth Measles Alert: Clinic Resources
  • APNA Workforce Survey 2019
  • GP Urgent Care Network Pilot: second round of applications now open
  • Rural Health West partner education grants and financial support for partners of rural doctors
  • HealthPathways: recently localised parthways
  • Rural Health West Annual Photography Competition 2019
  • National breast implant recall
  • WACCPP: Cervical Screening Provider Scholarship Program
  • Diabetes Telehealth for country WA 
  • Diabetes WA: Baby Steps Pilot Program 
  • My Health Record webinars
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
8 October 2019

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In this edition:
  • Update: PIP QI & New Data Sharing Agreements
  • GP Urgent Care Network Pilot: second round of applications now open
  • New Telehealth MBS items
  • NPS MedicineWise update: try a Virtual Visit
  • Headspace Joondalup: new drop-in space
  • My Health Record webinars
  • Coping with self-harm: a guide for parents and carers
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
24 September 2019

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In this edition:
  • Update on new data sharing ageements
  • PIP IDs reminder
  • GP Urgent Care Network Pilot launches
  • Air access flowchart for general practice nurses and staff
  • RACGP General Practice Health of the Nation report
  • The Advance Project workshops: new dates announced
  • Shortage of Tc99m affects diagnostic imaging capacity
  • New MBS items for GPs to address shortage of nuclear medicine scans
  • Accreditation tip: practice equipment
  • Rural Health West Annual GP Survey 2019 - now open
  • ACRRM's Rural Emergency Skills Training course comes to Perth
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • My Health Record update
  • Australian Association of Practice Management Courses
  • GPaskthe question - FASD Hub
  • Type1Screen - New diabetes screening initiative
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
10 September 2019

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In this edition:
  • New agreements for WA practices sharing data
  • PIP ID reminder
  • Information and data security resources from the RACGP
  • Latest Incentives News Update now available
  • New RACGP fact sheet: online appointment systems
  • MBS Quick Guide for September now available
  • Head to Health website
  • New immunisation laws: No Jab, No Play
  • Better Health Program Term 4 commences
  • Accreditation tip: triage
  • New RACGP report: physical activity and nutrional counselling
  • Chronic pain management project and survey
  • Benzathine penicillin now available for doctor's bag
  • RACGP webinar: syphilis in WA
  • My Health Record update
  • Indigenous HealthInfoNet eye health resources
  • Webinar: improving outcomes in atopic dermatitis
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
27 August 2019

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In this edition:
  • PIP QI update
  • Shared servers, PIP QI, and data sharing
  • Changes of practice ownership, amalgamation, and relocation
  • What information will WAPHA provide to the Department of Health for the PIP QI?
  • Reminder - new schedule for automated data extractions for WA general practices
  • Recommended schedule for manual extractions
  • WA Primary Health Alliance Immunisation and Cancer Screening education
  • The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights (second edition)
  • Consultation: letter templates for cervical screening recall and reminder
  • LiveLighter calls for urgent obesity action
  • Accreditation tip: patient identification
  • Immunisation update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • My Health Record update
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
13 August 2019

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In this edition:
  • PIP QI update
  • Schedule for automated data extractions for WA general practices
  • Recommended schedule for manual extractions
  • Medical providers need PRODA to access AIR
  • New RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health clinical audits
  • Reminder for AHPRA GP registrations renewals
  • The Advance Project
  • ACRRM Mental Health Skills training
  • August MBS Quick Guide
  • Accreditation tip: ethical dilemmas
  • Looking after your practice team: patient-initiated violence
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Immunisation update
  • Headspace GP Active Learning Module
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • DHS News for health professionals survey
  • Supporting communities during drought - resources
  • WA Cancer Plan - consultation
  • RHW Workforce and Skills survey
  • Hepatitis Australia seeking collaborations for TEST CURE LIVE
  • Participants needed for online prostate cancer tool assessment
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
30 July 2019

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In this edition:
  • PIP QI update
  • Data sharing agreements with WAPHA
  • Maintaining updates for PEN CS CAT4
  • WA Palliative Care Summit 2019
  • New online bowel screening toolkit launched
  • Public consultation on diabetes products subsidised under the NDSS
  • New immunisation requirements for children
  • Accreditation tip: understanding CPR requirements
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Immunisation update
  • Overweight and obesity: an interactive insight from AIHW
  • HealthPathways update
  • John Flynn Placement Program is seeking new mentors
  • Monash University study: attitudes to older person health assessments
  • TGA's review of textured breast implants and preliminary outcomes
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
16 July 2019

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In this edition:
  • PIP QI guidance released by the Department of Health
  • National Vaccine Storage Guidelines Strive for 5 - new edition released
  • South Metropolitan Health Service Outpatient Audit
  • RACGP Green book: share your stories of preventive care in practice
  • Do you know your Primary Health Liaison?
  • New RACGP medication management guide for GPs
  • New AIHW report: coordination of health care
  • Accreditation tip: continuous and comprehensive care
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Accessing cervical screening information on the NCSR
  • WA Healthy Weight Action Plan released for consultation
  • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and the Hajj
  • My Health Record update
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
2 July 2019

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In this edition:
  • New Health Workforce classification system
  • GP resources for Heart Health Checks
  • Development of draft Standards for residential aged care facilities
  • Vaccine management obligations reminder
  • National Cervical Screening Register update
  • BreastScreen WA free mammogram service - Kelmscott
  • Accreditation tip: Interpreter and other communication services
  • MBS claiming for National Cervical Screening Program
  • Royal Perth Bentley Group helping to boost influenza vaccination rates
  • Measles vaccination catch-up guide for Australian Immunisation Providers
  • Immunisation update
  • RACGP awards: WA state winners
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • Best Practice error message relating to demographic details
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
10 July 2019

PIP QI Special Edition newsletter


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18 June 2019

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In this edition:
  • Preparing for PIP QI with PEN CS
  • Shared Debt Recovery Scheme: fact sheet and FAQs
  • Type 1 Diabetes Education Event
  • Launch of the South West Health Professionals' Network
  • Co-design workshops for PIP IHI consultation
  • Government funded vaccine for individuals at increased risk of influenza 
  • Private market influenza vaccines
  • DBTeen mental wellbeing skills group
  • Updated Methamphetamine Treatment Guidelines
  • Accreditation tip: costs associated with care
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • My Health Record update
  • RACGP GP wellbeing survey
  • Updated National Pregnancy Care Guidelines
  • COPD Flare-up campaign
  • Survey: chlamydia management in general practice
  • Assessing capacity for patients with a psychological condition
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
5 June 2019

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In this edition:
  • New RACGP Telehealth video consultations guide
  • Emergency Response Planning Tool subsidised licences
  • Heart Health Check MBS item
  • CrazySocks4Docs day
  • Latest Incentives News Update
  • Reminder - collection of information in preparation for PIP QI
  • Accreditation tip: relocation or change of ownership
  • RACGP eHealth webinar series
  • Posters available to promote HIV and hepatitis C video resources
  • WA Mental Health Awards 2019
  • My Health Record updates
  • 2019 Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease: a case study
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
21 May 2019

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In this edition:
  • Practitioners' responsibility to support public health programs
  • AIHW Cancer in Australia and cervical screening report and resources
  • Review of PIP IHI
  • Collection of information in preparation for PIP QI
  • New RACGP social medical guide and template
  • 1 July MBS files available
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening program
  • Accreditation tip: Information about your practice
  • Syphilis on the rise in WA
  • GPCE Perth
  • APNA Transition to Practice program
  • ACNP National Conference
  • WA Women's Health Conference
  • ACRRM Ultrasound course
  • Relocation of CAHDS
  • The ORIGINS Project
  • HealthPathways update
  • How to yarn with older Aboriginal people
  • My Health Record update
  • My Health Record webinars
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
 26 March 2019

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In this edition:

  • Incentives News Update
  • QI PIP Delayed
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Medicare Fake texts, emails
  • Medicare eLearning
  • Raising Children - Patient Resource
  • DBTeen: Mental Wellbeing Skills Group
  • Accreditation Tip
  • My Health Record
  • HealthPathways
  • Education and Training
  • Health Promotions
13 March 2019

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In this edition:

  • Shared Debt Recovery Scheme
  • The Digital Marketing Guide
  • Single Touch Payroll
  • Cyber Security Grant
  • Depression looks different for everybody
  • Free Diabetes self-management workshops
  • Heart Health Check MBS Item
  • RACGP technology survey
  • Legislation changes for health professionals
  • QI PIP
  • Patient Transport Model
  • Medical Assistants
  • DWS Map change
  • Free access to glucose monitoring
  • Accreditation Tip
  • Australian GPs end Hep C
  • Immunisation Update
  • Bowel Cancer Screening
  • Dementia Resources
  • My Health Record Update
  • Breathing Fresh Air into COPD
  • Education and training
26 February 2019

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In this edition:

  • AAPM Practice Manager of the year awards
  • 200,000 reasons to get active
  • Measles Alert for GPs & ED
  • Eat Brighter CAmpaign
  • International Women's Day
  • Have your say on discharge summaries
  • Accreditation Tip
  • MBS Changes
  • Heart Age Calculator
  • Advocate for Vaccination
  • Childhood Coverage Immunisation Data
  • Conversations with Vaccine Hesitant Parents
  • Vaccine Wastage Report
  • My Health Record Update
  • NPS Medicinewise Update
  • Education and training
12 February 2019

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In this edition:
  • RACGP Technology Survey
  • National CQI Framework for ATSI patients in primary health care
  • Online diabetes upskilling for health professionals
  • Do you use a PKI certificate to access HPOS?
  • Updated PBS education guides
  • Accreditation tip – triage
  • Medical devices patient implant card and device information leaflet
  • Potentially preventable hospitalisations in Australia data
  • National cancer screening programs participation data
  • Royal Perth Hospital update
  • Immunisation update
  • My Health Record update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • TGA Advertising Reforms
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
29 January 2019

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In this edition:
  • RACGP Practice Technology & Community
  • Unvaccinated children to be banned in disease outbreaks
  • Workforce Incentive Program
  • Accreditation Tip: Seeking feedback from your team.
  • The Type 1 Family Diabetes Centre
  • Update National Cervical Screening Program
  • Stop asking the wrong questions about Lung Cancer
  • New NCIRS Website
  • West Australian Child Development Atlas
  • Get the Facts – Phase 3 Child Immunisation
  • WA Health begins to upload Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging
  • GPs' Readiness to Develop Technical Capabilities for Telehealth Medical Services
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
  • Free Exercise Program Recovering from Breast Cancer
  • Heart Foundation Health Professional Ambassador 2019
  • How to treat Hepatitis C
  • Country Women Grant
  • ED4GP
  • Healthdirect Video Call for free to GPs in drought-affected regions
  • Education and training
18 December 2018

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In this edition:
  • Managing emergencies in your practice
  • RACGP fact sheet: Responding to online reviews
  • DoctorConnect website
  • New AIHW report on patient out-of-pocket spending
  • Better access to mental health care for your patients this Christmas
  • Accreditation tip – patient identifiers
  • Essure contraceptive device: current status
  • New 1 January MBS file
  • WA PrEP prescribers listed online
  • Palliative care resources
  • Notification of data update - Best Practice
  • NCSR holiday hours
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Immunisation update
  • My Health Record update
  • Education and training
4 December 2018

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In this edition:
  • Updates to the Practice Assist website
  • Christmas schedule for Practice Connect
  • Changes to the delivery of NASH PKI certificates
  • Urgent medicine recall - DILART/DILART HCT
  • EOI Hospital Liaison GP Rockingham Peel Group
  • Accreditation tip – ethical dilemmas
  • GPs and conscientious objections to treatment
  • The Advance Project
  • Referral periods from GPs to specialists
  • New Aged Care Quality Standards
  • New training requirement - yellow fever vaccine
  • Autism Training project
  • Notification of error generation - Best Practice
  • Fiona Stanley and PCH update
  • RPH update
  • Immunisation update
  • My Health Record update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
20 November 2018

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In this edition:
  • RACGP Standards transition period ends
  • Have your say on WA outpatient reform
  • Improving healh record quality in general practice - a new guide
  • RACGP Five steps towards excellent ATSI healthcare
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule changes
  • Accreditation tip – the spills kit
  • Refugee Health Assessment template
  • Notification of data updates
  • AAPM WA Practice Manager of the Year
  • Bentley and RPH updates
  • Immunisation update
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Prescription stationery order forms
  • EOI for sexual health training
  • Preinatal and Infant Mental Health News
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
6 November 2018

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In this edition:
  • National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week
  • WA End of Life Choices
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule changes
  • Accreditation tip – reminder systems
  • APNA National Conference
  • APNA Nurse Awards
  • Immunisation update
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Asthma News
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service fundraiser
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
23 October 2018

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In this edition:
  • Happy Birthday Practice Assist!
  • Practice Manager networking sessions
  • APNA National Conference
  • Accreditation tip – providing home visits
  • Immunisation update
  • Expressions of Interest
  • Medicare advice: bulk bill vouchers
  • Calling regional carers
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • Draft National Strategies for Men’s and Women’s Health
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • MBS Online
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events
9 October 2018

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In this edition: 
  • APNA programs for Nurses
  • Western Austalian Primary Health Nurses Facebook group
  • Accreditation tip - After hours care arrangements
  • Immunisation update
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Changes to Legislation: Improved Medicare Compliance
  • Alternative urgent medical pathways: GP input required
  • Australian Cyber Security Centre Advisory: WannaCry
  • New resources from the Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre
  • Junior Doctors survey
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events
25 September 2018

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In this edition: 
  • APNA Nurse Awards
  • PIP accreditation reminder letters
  • General Practice: Health of the Nation 2018 launched
  • Accreditation tip
  • Immunisation update
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • B4BA survey
  • Royal Perth Hospital Orthopaedics changes
  • Bentley Hospital Maternity Unit news
  • Jean Hailes Presentation Library survey
  • Asthma and Rhinitis Control Trial
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events coming up
11 September 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Practice Assist survey
  • AAPM National Conference
  • August Incentives News Update
  • MBS updates
  • Accreditation tip
  • Immunisation update
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Nominate for Regional Clinical Councils across the state
  • Australian College of Mental Health Nurses free CPD modules
  • Let's Prevent Diabetes WA program in the South West
  • Are you currently a member of WAPNA?
  • Dementia Awareness Month
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in September
28 August 2018

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In this edition: 
  • New RACGP Standards for after-hours and medical deputising services
  • Immunisation update
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • Help us plan the perfect nurse network for you in WA
  • RPH GP notify now operational
  • Have your say on WA Sexual Health and Blood-borneVirus Strategies
  • Do you or your practice provide care to patients in the last 12 months of their life?
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in September
14 August 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Immunisation update
  • HealthPathways update
  • My Health Record update
  • Digital Health update
  • Cervical Screening Scholarships
  • RPH GP notify further problems
  • Ending of Decision Assist 
  • WAPNA membership
  • PBS changes for combination therapy 
  • Sepsis: Know the signs 
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in August 
31 July 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Practice Assist update
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Immunisation update
  • My Health Record update 
  • Armadale Health Service ED notice 
  • National Cervical Screening Program
  • Emergency Response Planning Tool 
  • The Severe Asthma Toolkit 
  • GPs and alcohol use 
  • Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • National Strategic Action Plan for Lung Conditions 
  • World First Research for MS
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in August 
17 July 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Immunisation update
  • Cancer Screening update
  • My Health Record update
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • New Paediatric Respiratory clinic at FSH
  • Emergency Response Planning Tool
  • General Practitioners Survey: Youth in Mental Health Care 
  • Share your views on dementia prevention
  • Eliminating Viral Hepatitis in Australia 
  • Making Choices, Finding Solution guide 
  • National Indiegnous Bowel Screening Pilot 
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in July
3 July 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Immunisation update
  • RPH GP Notify update
  • My Health Record update
  • HealthPathways update
  • New MBS rebate structure
  • National Cancer Screening update
  • Emergency Response Planning Tool
  • RACGP Green book - 3rd edition 
  • John Flynn Placement Program 
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in July
19 June 2018

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In this edition: 
  • National Cervical Screening Program update
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • GP and Allied health professional's guide to NDIS
  • Bentley Hospital Maternity Services continuation
  • Depression and Anxiety care
  • Guide to Medicare for Indigenous health services
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in June
5 June 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Royal Perth Hospital technical issue
  • Immunisation update
  • My Health Record update
  • HealthPathways update
  • Digital Health update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Orygen research study
  • Depression and Anxiety care
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in June
22 May 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Immunisation update
  • My Health Record update
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Digital Health update
  • New codeine posters 
  • Doubling of spirometry rebate 
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in May 
8 May 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Immunisation update
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update    
  • Order your Prescriber bag supplies book now
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in May 
24 April 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Practice Assist update
  • Immunisation update
  • My Health Record update
  • ORS Psychology Service and Referral form update
  • 5 Questions to ask your doctor or health    
  • National guide to preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
  • Education and training 
  • Health promotion events in May 
10 April 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Immunisation update
  • My Health Record update
  • HealthPathways update 
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program 
  • Education and training
  • Health promotion events in April
27 March 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Immunisation update
  • My Health Record update
  • HealthPathways update 
  • New guidelines for care during pregnancy
  • Severe euglycaemic ketoacidosis alert 
  • Evaluation of end of life care 
  • Perinatal mental health 
13 March 2018

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In this edition: 
  • New Practice Assist Resources
  • Changes to PIP Quality Improvement (QI) 
  • Immunisation update 
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise udpate
  • Community of practice for consumer engagement survey 
  • Improving GP access for vulnerable populations
  • Scholarships for WA nurses and midwives
  • RPH preference update
  • Intravenous iron infusions notice 
27 February 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Immunisation update
  • Restrictions to after-hours providers advertising
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Notifiable Data Breaches scheme 
  • Rural placements medical students
  • Find cancer early for GP
  • Cultural awareness training
  • Evaluation of end of life care in Australia
13 February 2018

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In this edition: 
  • Immunisation update
  • Cervical Screening update
  • Digital Health update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • GP shared antenatal care 
  • APNA nurse clinic resources 
  • Participate in an e-learning intervention for chronic kidney disease
  • Submitting medical exemptions for vaccination
  • New webinar available 
30 January 2018

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In this edition:
  • Immunisation update
  • Bowel Cancer Screening Program update
  • My Health Record update
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
16 January 2018

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In this edition:
  • Accreditation tips
  • Medicare Professional Services Review
  • Digital Health update
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Local Primary Care Nursing Networks
  • Human resources manual
  • Recalls and Reminders
  • WA Country Doctors’ Awards
  • 2018 APNA Nurse Awards
19 December 2017

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In this edition:
  • Accreditation tips
  • Practice Incentive Program
  • Digital Health update
  • Alcohol Screening and Brief Interventions project
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • 2016 Notifiable Disease Snapshot
  • Optimal Cancer Care Pathways
  • WA Nurse Ambassador program
  • Asthma Handbook update
5 December 2017

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In this edition:
  • Self-collected cervical screening samples
  • Communicare changes name
  • Implementing the renewed National Cervical Screening Program
  • HealthPathways update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • National Indigenous Bowel Screening Project update
  • Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA)
  • Screening and Identifying Chronic Disease in Primary Health Training
  • Health Workforce Scholarship Program
21 November 2017

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In this edition:
  • Update in the Medicare Benefits Schedule
  • General Practice accreditation resources
  • Accreditation tips
  • HealthPathways update
  • Digital Health update
  • NPS MedicineWise update
  • Choose Well campaign
  • Rescheduling codeine
  • National Indigenous Bowel Screening Project update
  • Information Security Guide for small healthcare businesses
7 November 2017

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In this edition:
  • RACGP Standards for General Practices
  • Immunisation Update
  • HealthPathways Update
  • Digital Health Update
  • NPS MedicineWise Update
  • Expert Health Panel for PFAS

24 October 2017

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In this edition:
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule changes
  • Enrolled nurse survey
  • Urgent medicine recall
  • HealthPathways update
  • Digital Health update
  • Free interpreting service for GPs and medical specialists
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule: Charging for consumables
  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day - 15 November 2017
  • New Medication Management App
  • Telehealth survey
  • Palliative Care in General Practice evaluation
  • Education and Training
  • Health Promotion Events in November

10 October 2017

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In this edition:
  • Introducing Practice Assist
  • HealthPathways update
  • Digital Health update
  • WA Child Ear Health Strategy 2017-2021
  • Help available for GPs to support drug seeking patients
  • Find cancer early - For GPs
  • Education and training opportunities
  • Health promotion events in October
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