Protect our World (20/04/12)
Starting on Monday 24 April 2012, the WHO (World Health Organization) is uniting countries in the Western Pacific region for World Immunization Week, to encourage families to vaccinate their children against diseases.
Workforce Collaboration the Key to Closing the Gap in Queensland (22/03/12)
National Close the Gap Day, Thursday 22 March 2012 is an opportune reminder that collaboration is the key to increasing life expectancy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland
GPQ supports LNP’s commitment to improve the patient’s journey (12/03/12)
GPQ welcomes the LNP’s election strategy to improve the coordination and communication between GPs and hospitals for Queenslanders.
GPQ helps men keep healthy (14/06/11)
Men tend to ignore their health but during Men’s Health Week (13-19 June 2011), GPQ launches its next series of Healthy Queenslanders webpages, specifically for men.
Mackay Primary Health Services: business as usual (30/05/11)
Pending the formation of the new medicare local organisation that will encompass the Mackay region, General Practice Queensland (GPQ), a peak body representing divisions of general practice, is auspicing the health services delivery, formally provided by the Mackay Division of General Practice.
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - GPQ and QAIHC sign partnership agreement (16/05/11)
Signing of the Agreement indicates a mutual respect which will actually enable practical application and solutions towards improving health outcomes in a collaborative manner.
GPs supported to prevent chronic disease (03/03/11)
Queensland GPs now have improved access to information and support which will help meet the health needs of type 2 diabetes sufferers across the state.
11 Medicare Locals for Queensland - Good news for Queenslanders (23/12/10)
The announcement of 11 Medicare Locals in Queensland is another significant health reform step towards delivering a well integrated and responsive local GP and primary health care services for Queenslanders.
Connect general practice and we find a solution to diabetes (22/11/10)
Queensland Health has allocated over $900,000 to GPQ to fund the delivery of training workshops to support best practice management of diabetes.
Looking after the physical and oral health of people with severe mental illness (15/10/10)
The activate: mind and body is launched as a joint initiative between GPQ and Queensland Health.
GPQ helps you stay ‘Healthy beyond your 50s’(18/08/10)
GPQ launches Absolutely Ageless on the web to provide seniors with easy access to a range of health information, tips for maintaining their health, and a host of easy tests they can perform at home.
Funding commitments for preventative health care programs is the way forward (05/08/10)
Dr John Kastrissios, General Practice Queensland Board Director is calling on the major parties to fund and support key health and wellbeing programs
Let’s get primary health care services into perspective for the aged care (04/08/10)
General Practice Queensland (GPQ) is calling for the major parties in this election campaign to acknowledge the necessity to build up the local health service.
eHealth, e-ssential to Reform (03/08/10)
Transforming health records and processes to an eHealth system is the key to a coordinated and seamless health system in Queensland
Reforming the health system a step in the right direction (08/03/10)
The national health reform announcement provides the opportunity for better health for all local residents, but only if Commonwealth acts quickly to strengthen the primary health care sector.
R U OK? Could save a life (24/11/09)
A simple question such as "Are you okay?" might be a lifesaver for someone living with depression or anxiety.
Health professionals save time and money (03/11/09)
iHealth Care services through General Practice Queensland (GPQ) provides health professionals with a statewide directory and secure messaging service saving health professionals time and money while ultimately improving patient care.
Preventative Health Strategy puts general practice at the forefront (07/09/09)
General practice in Queensland is well placed to be at the forefront in delivering on the Federal Government’s National Preventative Health Strategy (the strategy).
Call for the doctor (04/08/09)
Diabetics, asthmatics, pregnant women, obese people and patients with underlying medical conditions are most vulnerable to swine flu.
Why don’t you give us a call? (04/08/09)
Most people that become infected by the swine flu will have a mild infection and only require time at home to rest and recuperate.
Ambitious health reforms recognise general practice role (28/07/09)
The Rudd Government’s proposed national health agenda recognises the central role of general practice in our health system.
Join the fight against cervical cancer: Free HPV vaccinations for young women (09/06/09)
There are concerns that young women in regional areas may not be aware of the HPV vaccine and its importance and therefore have not visited their local general practice to be vaccinated.
Reduce, Integrate and Deliver Health Solutions (13/03/09)
GPQ proposes a range of practical, evidence based solutions that focus on shifting the current coordination of care from a manual to an electronic system ensuring quality and safety as well as improving patient care as they transition between primary, secondary and tertiary care settings.
Prevent illness and sustain wellness (13/03/09)
GPQ proposes a range of practical, evidence based solutions that focus on continuing to lower coronary heart disease and stroke mortality rates, reducing childhood obesity and formalising a state wide chronic disease preventative alliance.
GPQ provides the election campaign primary health care solutions (11/03/09)
GPQ releases its election submission Healthy Queenslanders 2009 -2012: Healthy Futures and Healthy Systems to the government and opposition for consideration.