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Brisbane South PHN is delighted to announce that Wesley Mission Queensland and World Wellness Group were the successful applicants in the procurement process for the Psychological Therapies Program (previously known as ATAPS). The two organisations will utilise their wide-ranging connections within the sector to increase service access for priority...

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There are many ways clinicians can help promote men’s health this Movember. Health professionals are being encouraged to do their part to promote men’s wellbeing this month, and help change the face of men’s health. According to the Movember Foundation, three out of four people who commit suicide are...

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Multimorbidity in primary care sparked a lively discussion among primary health professionals at a recent education event in Middle Park. Fifteen practitioners, including GPs, Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health professionals joined the Interdisciplinary Health Practitioner Network (IHPN) meeting held on 20 September 2017 to learn more about multimorbidity in primary care, including...

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A leading security expert has identified a vulnerability in the Wi-Fi Protect Access (WPA) protocol. Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef recently revealed the vulnerability allows a malicious attacker to gain access to all communication (including emails), across wireless networks. The vulnerability affects Wi-Fi routers and access points, using the following...

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Cofounder of the Street Doctor Dr Adel El-mezin shares his passion for helping vulnerable people and how it began a four-year journey across southeast Queensland. Dr Adel El-mezin and the rest of the Street Doctor Team are passionate about health, and their free service is becoming increasingly popular among...

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Allied health professionals recently had the valuable opportunity to network and meet other health practitioners with similar special interest areas at Brisbane South PHN’s first ‘Children and Young People’ Community of Practice (CoP) meeting. Nineteen allied health professionals met at the Pacific Golf Club on 6 September 2017 to hear a presentation about working with parents of children with chronic health conditions. This is a timely topic as...

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Health professionals recently joined the launch of Brisbane South PHN’s ‘Older Adults’ Community of Practice (CoP). Thirty-four practitioners from general practice, allied health and pharmacy attended the first CoP meeting held on 30 August 2017 at Alexandra Hills Hotel, learning about and sharing information to assist older adults to live healthy and active lives in the local community. Megan Geddes, an Occupational Therapist from Blue...

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Preliminary measures have been put in place to transition the current operations of the Psychological Therapies (formerly ATAPS) program to a new commissioned model of care. The new model will include the outsourcing of intake and assessment along with the delivery of services, an end-to-end model Therefore, you may...

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The broader Brisbane South community will benefit from free access to newly commissioned low-intensity psychological services. Federal member for Forde, the Hon. Bert Van Manen MP (pictured right) formally announced on 28 August 2017 that Artius Group and Acacia Ridge Community Support Inc. were successful in tendering to deliver psychological...

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