Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service is progressively relocating 19 community services to a purpose-built, centrally-located and service-specific facility in Maroochydore. All these relocations will be complete by the end of March and will have no impact to current service delivery. Mental Health and Addiction Services clinical community services located …
Non-VR Fellowship Support Program
The Non-Vocationally Registered Fellowship Support Program is a financial contribution of up to $15,000 which will be applied to ACRRM’s Independent Pathway as part of the Commonwealth’s Stronger Rural Health Strategy. The Independent Pathway is an established Australian Medical Council accredited education and training program which offers flexibility and recognition …
Teddy bears take the sting out of immunisation
Staff at the Central Queensland Family Practice in Mount Morgan have created an inspirational Share and Care Bear Project to take the ‘sting’ out of immunisations or other unavoidable painful experiences for children and their parents.
Blackwater community raises funds and awareness for prevention of suicide
The community of Blackwater and Central Highlands in Queensland raised just over $5500 for the most number of burpees (squat thrust) in one hour as well as awareness in the prevention of suicides for the Black Dog Institute in its fight for mental health awareness.
Fellowship applications now open
Applications are now open for the Australian Mental Health Leaders Fellowship, a prestigious program for emerging leaders who have a passion and commitment to improving outcomes for people with lived experience of mental health issues.
New forms to make it easier to apply for Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme
The new Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme forms will make it easier for patients and clinicians by reducing the duplication of information required for each application.
2020 AAPM webinar series
The Australian Association of Practice Management webinar series offers 20 one-hour online seminars which cover a variety of topics to assist you and your team in the day-to-day practice activities.
New General Practice Insights Report reveals most frequent reasons why patients visit GP
A new report shows the three most frequent reasons why patients go to a doctor are to obtain a prescription, for review of their conditions, and for upper respiratory tract infections.