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COVID-19: GP Alert (19 November 2021)

November 19, 2021

PHN Webinar - Living with COVID-19: How are we transitioning and general updates

Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN are hosting a six-week webinar series to provide important information and update to GPs and general practice staff about the transition to 'Living with COVID-19'.

The first Webinar will provide GPs and practice managers an important update on the current state of play, available resources and the types of support that are currently available to GPs in our region, including information about:

  • Being 'disaster ready' as storm season approaches.
  • Being 'practice ready' to transition into the new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Living with COVID-19 care pathways – What we know so far.

Updates will be provided by the PHN, and the Darling Downs and West Moreton Public Health Units.
DATE: Wednesday, 24 November 2021
TIME: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
ACCESS: Click here to access the webinar at the time of the webinar.

We have created a flyer for you to print and put up in your staff areas in your practice to promote the webinar series.

Public Health Alert - Cases of pertussis in Toowoomba

In the past week, Darling Downs Health have followed up four cases of Pertussis in two different schools in Toowoomba. All children have been age appropriate vaccinated and only 1 has reported a “whoop” like cough.

Please see the current CDNA guidelines for management of suspected or confirmed pertussis.

NWMPHN Webinar - Managing COVID-19 in the community

Want to know more about how to manage COVID-19 patients in the community? Join this North Western Melbourne PHN webinar, presented by two GPs who will share their experiences and management of common presentations by COVID-19 positive patients.

For more information and to register, click here.