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A NSW Quitline referral can reduce risk for your patients who smoke, especially those with diabetes

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.

CareSearch’s 10th anniversary emphasises the importance of evidence-informed palliative care

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.

Are you confident in providing end of life care for older Australians?

The ELDAC Primary Care toolkit has been developed by AHHA with palliative care experts to lead primary care practitioners and teams through the various steps involved in supporting advance care planning with patients and families.

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.

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