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GP REQUIRED - 14th December 2017
The Academic General Practice Unit Clinic based at Fairfield Hospital is seeking a part-time GP for a temporary appointment (six months) of a 20 hour/week to fill a current vacancy. The position is currently open till 30 June 2018.
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GP PROFILE – DR BISHOY MARCUS - 13th December 2017
This month we profile Dr Bishoy Marcus from My Health Medical Centre in Liverpool.
HEALTHPATHWAYS SPOTLIGHT: RESPONDING TO FAMILY RAISED MENTAL HEALTH OR DRUG AND ALCOHOL CONCERNS - 13th December 2017
Voluntary disclosure of drug and alcohol use or mental health concerns in the general population is low, and reported levels of drug use and mental health symptoms are often minimised by the patient.
NEW CLINICAL TRIALS CAMPAIGN AIMS TO RECRUIT PEOPLE FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS - 13th December 2017
The Ingham Institute has launched a new initiative to raise public awareness around clinical trials to the diverse multilingual population of South Western Sydney.
PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR INTERVIEWS ON KEY LOCAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL ISSUES - 13th December 2017
South Western Sydney Primary Health Network has partnered with Western Sydney University and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs to conduct interviews with key health and community stakeholders across South-Western Sydney (SWS).
UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG SEEKS GP FOR RESEARCH PROJECT - 13th December 2017
Interested in improving blood pressure control in your practice?
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ZOSTAVAX CONTRAINDICATIONS UPDATE - 13th December 2017
Last week you may have received an update from NSW Health with details on Zostavax contraindications.
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ANNUAL PRACTICE AND GP PROFILE UPDATES NOW HAPPENING - 1st November 2017
South Western Sydney PHN (SWSPHN) is about to commence its annual update on the ‘Practice and GP Profiles”. Your Practice Support Officer will contact your practice in the coming weeks to update information on you and your practice. Your participation will continue to help us better understand your individual practice needs so we can focus our resources to more effectively support you, and to identify the local primary health workforce needs.
CODEINE RESCHEDULING 2018 - 1st November 2017
After significant consideration and consultation on the effects of medicines containing codeine on people’s health and wellbeing, in December 2016, Australia’s medicine’s regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), has decided that products containing codeine will not be able to be sold over the counter in pharmacies, making such products available on prescription only.
GP PROFILE WITH DR ANNA PHAM - 1st November 2017
This month we profile Dr Anna Pham, Practice Principal and owner of Picton Family Medical Centre. Dr Pham has worked in the Wollondilly region for more than 10 years. Read about her passion for general practice, hobbies and what she likes about the Wollondilly region below.


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