NQ Primary Health Update

Issue 81 – 12 July 2019

Inside this issue:

  • NAIDOC Week celebrations
  • Our Region, Our People: Telehealth Doctor NQ
  • National Vaccine Storage Guidelines ‘Strive for 5’ 3rd edition now available
  • #CheckYourMates
  • R U OK? Trust the Signs Tour is coming to Charters Towers

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Issue 80 – 28 June 2019

Inside this issue:

  • #CheckYourMates – share your stories and help end stigma around mental health
  • COUCH Wellness Centre is now open for all GP and healthcare professional referrals
  • Measles vaccination catch-up guide for Australian Immunisation Providers

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Issue 79 – 14 June 2019

Inside this issue:

  • Practice Managers Meetings – Cairns and Mareeba
  • NQPHN Indigenous Youth Art Competition closes on Monday 1 July
  • Suicide Prevention Community Action Planning Group
  • My Health Record survey
  • Making Rural Health Matter

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Issue 78 – 31 May 2019

Inside this issue:

  • Have you had your flu shot yet?
  • National Reconciliation Week and National Sorry Day
  • Second annual NQPHN Indigenous Art Competition
  • Our Region, Our People: Active Living
  • Transition to Practice Program

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Issue 77 – 17 May 2019

Inside this issue:

  • Have you had your flu vaccination yet?
  • Our Region, Our People: Break it Down with Desert Pea Media
  • STI Continuous Quality Improvement Program EOI
  • Childhood oral health – starting good habits early

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Issue 76 – 3 May 2019

Inside this issue:

  • Richmond Shire Council program launch
  • Our Region, Our People: Apunipima’s Bump2Bubba project
  • ‘Get the facts about immunisation’ resources
  • Update on PIP QI implementation

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Issue 75 – 12 April 2019

Inside this issue:

  • Going Blue for Autism
  • 2019 influenza vaccination information
  • Our Region, Our People: Meet Physio Plus
  • New requirements for overseas trained doctors to work in Australia

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Issue 74 – 29 March 2019

Inside this issue:

  • Have your say in the Integrated Team Care (ITC) program review survey
  • NRL Cowboys House officially opened in Townsville
  • Changes to MBS
  • Last chance to get your FREE Heart Week supporter kit

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Issue 73 – 6 March 2019

Inside this issue:

  • Queensland Floods Practitioner Advice Line for Mental Health
  • Free fitness classes to get the community moving
  • CQ University 2019 Community Grants Initiative
  • Introducing InteCare, Townsville’s first local aged care placement service
  • Current NQPHN vacancies

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Issue 72 – 15 February 2019

Inside this issue:

  • 24 hour mental and social health support in Northern and Western Queensland
  • Get the Facts about child immunisation
  • NDIS General Practice Toolkit now available
  • Mackay health managers take the collaborative approach
  • Current NQPHN vacancies

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Issue 71 – 25 January 2019

Inside this issue:

  • Health Minister visits Northern Queensland PHN’s Mackay office
  • Young, deadly, syphilis free
  • The future is looking healthier and happier for the tight-knit community of Mossman
  • North Queenslanders will now be able to access mobile cardiology services
  • Current NQPHN vacancies

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Issue 70 – 14 January 2019

Inside this issue:

  • Celebrating local young Indigenous artists
  • New funding opportunity for stakeholder engagement expert
  • Cairns West Medical Centre now delivering the My health for life program!

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Issue 69 – 11 December 2018

Inside this issue:

  • Be kind to your mind this Christmas time
  • Increase in home visiting doctor services in Mackay
  • Mentally Healthy City Project launched in Townsville
  • NQPHN launches new initiative to improve health outcomes for Indigenous people
  • Current NQPHN job vacancies

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Issue 68 – 19 November 2018

Inside this issue:

  • Mareeba healthcare project advances with aim to provide locals with increased access to services
  • Palliative Care workshops held in Cairns, Cooktown, and Thursday Island
  • Opt out period extended for those yet to receive a My Health Record
  • Education key for Cooktown health worker

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Issue 67 – 6 November 2018

Inside this issue:

  • NQPHN launches Reconciliation Plan
  • Grants up to $5,000 available for healthcare provider education and training
  • NQPHN Annual Report 2017-18 now available!
  • Cairns local wins national AAPM award

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Issue 66 – 22 October 2018

Inside this issue:

  • Funding for 10 wellness and resilience programs for Townsville’s ex-ADF community
  • New initiative to improve community health services in the Cairns region – EOI now open!
  • ATSICHS Mackay to celebrate 40 years
  • Local medical practice educates the Sarina community on health care

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Issue 65 – 4 October 2018

Inside this issue:

  • New medical clinic opens in Cairns to support homeless and disadvantaged people
  • Kids Helpline @ High School
  • ‘Wayz’ video project helping at risk and vulnerable youth develop healthy and respectful relationships
  • Stop the rise of STIs

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Issue 64 – 18 September 2018

Inside this issue:

  • Local health professionals land top honours at NQPHN’s Health Professional Awards
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease awareness
  • Mackay pharmacist urges others to get on board with digital health records
  • Exploring Dementia

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Issue 63 – 31 August 2018

Inside this issue:

  • Neami National launch Connect to Wellbeing in partnership with Northern Queensland PHN
  • myPHN Conference 2018 this weekend in Mackay!
  • NQPHN and ATSICHS collaboration
  • Step up your mental health care
  • Collaboration project improving the quality of aged care in Atherton

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Issue 62 – 7 August 2018

Inside this issue:

  • myPHN Conference 2018 – full program now available
  • Watch Dee’s ED Fail Tale – a social media sensation!
  • Indigenous Youth Art competition – win an iPad!
  • Mareeba and Tablelands tender announcement

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Issue 61 – 18 July 2018

Inside this issue:

  • The ED shouldn’t always be your first choice
  • NAIDOC Week 2018
  • Launch of new online mental health service
  • APNA supporting nurses in primary care
  • National My Health Record opt-out period launches
  • Operation Compass update

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Issue 60 – 27 June 2018

Inside this issue:

  • NQPHN visit Bamaga and Badu Island
  • Sarina meet and greet
  • Let’s get uploading to My Health Record!
  • APNA supporting nurses in primary care
  • AAPM networking event
  • Upcoming My Health for Life Community Forum

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