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    Webinar: Wound Care in General Practice

    This FREE webinar covers wound care in general practice and provides the practice team, including nurses and GPs, with guidance on how to identify and treat different types of common wounds.

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    Webinar: Update to the RACGP 5th Edition Standards

    This free webinar will cover the recent changes to RACGP’s Standards (5th Edition) and will provide the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff with guidance on how…

  3. IT in General Practice: Experts Share Their 2018 Tips and Predictions

    This week I reached out to three leading players in the Health IT space — Jono Noy from Noytech, Jim Doumakis from Jose Health IT and John Drummond from CyberSquad…

  4. The iSOLVE Project: Falls Prevention and the Role of General Practice

    The iSOLVE project is a partnership between the University of Sydney, the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission and Sydney North Primary Health Network (SNPHN). The project aims to provide a whole…

  5. Transitioning from Pap Smears to the Cervical Screening Program in 2017: A Guide for General Practice

     From December 1, 2017, pap smears in Australia will be replaced by a new cervical screening test or HPV test. This article outlines what these new changes are and…

  6. HMR Referrals: A New ‘Home Medication Review’ Solution for General Practices

    HMR Referrals is a national solution, helping Australian general practices deliver better medication management outcomes to their patients. In just 12-months of operation, HMR Referrals has won several awards, including…

  7. Infographic: SMS is Patients Preferred Method of Contact

    SMS continues to gain popularity among patients as the preferred method of contact when receiving communication from practices. At almost four times the popularity of all other forms of communication…

  8. When the Recipe is the Remedy: A Conversation With Dr Mukesh Haikerwal

    Dr Mukesh Haikerwal has been in general practice for over 30 years. He currently heads Altona North Medical Group in Melbourne with his wife, Dr Karyn Alexander. Over the years,…

  9. Infographic: The 4 Levels of Patient Activation

    Patient activation is the process through which practitioners engage and motivate a patient to play an active role in their own health. It describes the knowledge, skills and confidence a…

  10. What is Patient Activation? And, Why is it Important for Practices?

    What is patient activation? Patient activation is a term we are hearing a lot about recently. And, whilst it is not a new concept, it is certainly one that is…

  11. Infographic: Patient Survey on Waiting Rooms

    This month we surveyed 1,124 Australian patients to get their thoughts on general practice waiting rooms. Here are the results.    

  12. What Patients Say About Waiting Rooms

    This week I jumped on the phone with a handful of Australian patients to find out what they thought about typical general practice waiting rooms. We dived into what they liked…

  13. HotDoc Helps Boost Participation in Cancer Screening Programs

    According to Cancer Council it is estimated that 134,174 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in Australia this year. At this rate it is expected 1 in 2 Australians…

  14. 9 Questions a Practice Should Ask Before Choosing an IT Provider

    If you don’t consider yourself particularly tech-savvy, choosing an IT provider can be an overwhelming experience. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. Read on to learn which questions you should…

  15. The 5 Keys to Starting a Successful General Practice

    Over the years I’ve helped scores of doctors design and launch their general practices, including one practice that was a finalist in the national RACGP Practice of the Year Awards…

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    Webinar: Privacy and Confidentiality for General Practice

    This training session on Privacy and Confidentiality provides the practice team, including GPs, Nurses and Practice Managers, with guidance on best practice regarding patient privacy and confidentiality. Training Session = 1 CPD…

  17. 5 Ways to Keep Practice Appointments to Schedule

    Waiting for a doctor is the number one frustration experienced by patients. We know this. If you’re a receptionist, you know how much of your day you spend reassuring patients…

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    Webinar: Federal Budget 2017: A Guide for General Practice

    This training session on the Federal Budget 2017 provides the practice team, including GPs, Nurses and Practice Managers, with guidance on how to get the most out of the Australian…

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