Health Professional News

Calling on health professionals to refer to Quitline

Sydney North Primary Health Network is excited to be partnering with the Cancer Institute NSW as part of their One Small Step – One Big Difference project, aiming to support the local community by further helping patients who smoke through referral to the NSW Quitline.

NSW Health Alert: Lead-Contaminated Opium

Information for General Practitioners, Drug and Alcohol Clinicians and Emergency Departments: NSW Health recommends blood lead level screening for any patient suspected of ingesting or inhaling…

Share your views on dementia prevention

Researchers from The University of Melbourne’s Department of General Practice are seeking GPs, GP registrars and Practice Nurses willing to share their views on dementia prevention in primary care.

Addressing the barriers to cervical screening

The Dept of Health have developed a resource to assist healthcare providers to engage with specific groups of under-screened and never-screened women and to support them should they choose to participate.

Flu fighter tool kit

Healthdirect Australia has developed some excellent resources to help consumers protect themselves, distinguish between flu and a head cold and manage their symptoms through the ills and spills of winter.