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.
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The rapid learning series is designed for busy health professionals just like you. Rapid learning is quick, effective training that can be done in under 5 minutes and on any device.
Smoking is a significant risk factor for developing diabetes. Research has shown that the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is 30-40% higher for active smokers than non-smokers, with second-hand smoke also associated with higher risk.
The CareSearch 10 Year Anniversary event was held on Friday 3rd August, and highlighted the importance of evidence-informed palliative care, as well as past achievements and future plans.
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…
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.
These resources have been designed by culturally and linguistically diverse community focus groups.
The RACGP has just released the third edition of the Putting prevention into practice: guidelines for the implementation of prevention in the general practice setting.
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.
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.