As of the 20th January 2020, there will be a new contact number for the Darling Downs public health physician on call for urgent public health assistance.
The RACGP QLD Faculty Council is holding a strategic planning meeting early in 2020. In order to provide true representation of the members, they are welcoming contributions and concerns regarding any current issues affecting RACGP members or thoughts of the future direction of the RACGP.
The Communicable Diseases Branch has advised that there is a cluster of cases of viral pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The cause is being reported as a novel coronavirus.
In recognition of the critical role GPs play within the primary health care system, the PHN is releasing two new documents in 2020 to further support GPs deliver health care to people across the region.
Healthcare providers that have incorporated the My Health Record (MHR) system into their business are saving time when having to transfer medical records between providers.
Patients impacted by the recent closure of Millmerran Medical Centre can request that their medical records be transferred to another practice.
If you're still using Windows 7, then it's time to plan an upgrade! Support for the Windows 7 operating system is ending on 14 January 2020. After this, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for computers or devices running Windows 7.
To support continuity of access to mental health, suicide prevention and alcohol and other drug treatment services we have compiled service information for PHN commissioned services during the Christmas and New Year holidays.