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Approximately 3000 Australians travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia each year for the annual Muslim pilgrimage (Hajj).The Kingdom is still experiencing an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), associated with infections in healthcare facilities and exposure to camels and camel produc...

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At least 10,000 Queenslanders have already been struck down by the flu and more are expected to fall ill in the coming weeks, the state's health department has warned.   Most of the 10,831 cases recorded this year, about 78 per cent, were for influenza A while 22 per cent have contracted infl...

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The Australian Digital Health Agency has released the seventh edition of the My Health Record Healthcare Provider Newsletter. Topics in this edition include: New medicines information view in My Health Record National opt-out confirmed: 2018 Budget My Health Record and PATH & D...

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Applications for the Avant, Colleen Sullivan and Aboriginal Health Service and WA Aboriginal Health Service Scholarships are now open.   This is a fantastic opportunity to increase your proficiency and knowledge and fast-track your Practice Management career by bringing new skills to you...

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Congratulations to Madeline Jammal from Hills Family General Practice! Madeline was awarded the 2017 NSW / ACT Practice Manager of the Year! We wish Madeline the best of luck for the National  Award in October.
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Australian Government Department of Health has issued information and advice in regards to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). The preventative health messages are targeted towards people travelling to the Hajj from 30 August – 4 September 2017.  It is also important that health p...

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The Australian Government has taken another significant step to eliminate hepatitis C from Australia by subsidising a new drug which can treat all forms of the disease with an expected success rate of 90%. This will make it simpler for doctors to prescribe this breakthrough treatment and will b...

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Over 5 million people have a My Health Record, with an average of 1 new record being created every 38 seconds. Of the 5,031,144 individuals registered, 54% are female and 46% are male.  Approximately 21% of Australia's total population is registered. Read more [Source: Australian Di]...

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On 30 July 2017 the Department of Human Services will be making some screen changes to the Online PBS Authorities System in HPOS.  The changes are minor and will have little effect on how you get authority approval for PBS items. The biggest change is you need to do some things earlier in the p...

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A new questions and answers update for Health Care Homes is now available. This has been developed to address feedback from recent Primary Health Network Health Care Home QandA sessions for general practices and Aboriginal and Community Controlled Health Services. This updat...

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