On 15 February 2020, the Commonwealth updated advice on testing of persons under investigation for coronavirus disease (Please note that the World Health Organisation officially named the Novel Coronavirus disease COVID-19 on 12 February 2020).
The PHN is releasing a closed, competitive tender for general practices in the Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN area. We invited GPs to partner with us to deliver solutions to improve health outcomes for people living in our region requiring primary care in the after-hours period.
Since the last PHN email alert sent on 5 February 2020, updates have been made to advice for clinicians regarding novel coronavirus. Of particular note is the update to advice around the infection control precautions required for specimen collection.
West Moreton is experiencing unprecedented growth in our paediatric population, many of whom have co-morbidities and developmental delays. West Moreton Health is currently working to implement sustainable, evidence-based models to improve outcomes for children and families.
Services are available to provide person-centred follow-up care to individuals who have self-harmed or attempted suicide. This includes Beyond Blue's The Way Back Support Service (TWBSS), for individuals following a suicide attempt or identified as experiencing a suicidal crisis.
Expression of Interest - Steering Committee Member for the Joint Regional Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Plan
The Darling Downs West Moreton PHN is inviting two health consumer representatives to participate on the Steering Committee for the implementation of the Joint Regional Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Implementation Plan.