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PHN support

Our GP Liaison Officers and Primary Care Liaison Officers have the important role of working collaboratively with general practices, GPs and allied health professionals to implement models of care that reflect best practice in primary healthcare through the use of data driven quality improvement initiatives.

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GP Liaison Officers

Our GP Liaison Officers are local practising GPs, who combine their professional experience with their understanding of the PHN and HHS in order to provide health system support to general practice in areas including:

  • improved integration with hospital and healthcare systems
  • support improved communications between GPs and HHS'
  • education in relation to health initiatives, eg Health Pathways, children and young people in Out of Home Care,
  • assist with health system literacy
  • training/installation of GP Smart Referrals
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Dr Tanusha Ramaloo
: Ipswich
: 07 4615 0926
Monday to Wednesday 8.00am to 4.30pm; Thursday and Friday 12.30pm to 4.30pm

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Dr Jo Pappas
: Toowoomba
: 0467 724 350
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Primary Care Liaison Officers

Our Primary Care Liaison Officers are available to provide you with one-on-one support across a wide range of initiatives and model of care specific to general practice, including:

  • accreditation
  • workforce recruitment and planning
  • Strengthening Medicare programs, such as MyMedicare
  • digital health
  • quality improvement initiatives

Maryellen Muller
Primary Care Liaison Officer
Area: Ipswich and Scenic Rim
: 07 4615 0915

Lee Paul
Primary Care Liaison Officer
Area: Ipswich and Lockyer Valley
P: 07 4615 0948

Jenny Ta
Primary Care Liaison Officer
Area: Ipswich and Surrounds
P: 07 4615 0962

Shannon Reynish
Primary Care Liaison Officer
Area: Ipswich and Somerset region
P: 07 4615 0921

Megan McLean
Primary Care Liaison Officer
Area: South Burnett Region and Crows Nest
: 07 4615 0916

Kirsty Rowe
Primary Care Liaison Officer
Area: Goondiwindi LGA, Dalby LGA and Toowoomba
P: 07 4615 0908

Rebecca Cerqui
Primary Care Liaison Officer
Area: Western Downs and Toowoomba
P: 07 4615 0946

Kate Foran
Primary Care Liaison Officer
Area: Southern Downs and Toowoomba
P: 07 4615 0949

Pactice Support Team

From left to right: Jamie Quinn (Workforce Planning Coordinator), Tony De Ambrosis (Director - Primary Care), Melissa Lansbury (Education Coordinator), Trevor Stephens (Disaster Preparedness Coordinator), Shannon Reynish (Primary Care Liaison Officer), Rebecca Cerqui (Primary Care Liaison Officer), Lee Paul (Primary Care Liaison Officer), Kate Foran (Primary Care , Liaison Officer), Kirsty Rowe (Primary Care Liaison Officer), Megan McLean (Primary Care Liaison Officer), Jenny Ta (Primary Care Liaison Officer), Engela Vermeulen (Primary Care Liaison Officer), Maryellen Muller (Primary Care Liaison Officer), Stewart Gordon (Executive Director - Primary Care and Integration)

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