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Telehealth Support Will Now Continue Until December 31, 2021

Accessing telehealth support from a GP, allied health provider or specialist services will now continue until December 31, 2021. Health Minister Greg Hunt announced that…

Important changes to the National Cervical Screening Program Clinical Guidelines from 1st February 2021

There are new guidelines for the clinical management of women at intermediate risk following a cervical screening test. Information about the changes are on the…

Cancer screening activity during COVID-19 in 2020 in Australia – AIHW report and graphs

Whilst general practice has maintained open doors with a COVID-safe environment for its patients throughout 2020 and made telehealth options available, we know that many…

Encouraging use of the UV Index to protect your patients’ skin

Sun damage is very possible on windy, cloudy or cool days. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the invisible killer that we can’t see or feel. Exposure…

Statewide Eyesight Preschooler Screening Program (StEPS)

What is StEPS?  The StEPS program is a free population based vision screening program and is designed to identify childhood vision problems which cannot be...

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