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06
Apr
2018
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02
Mar
2018
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A further 75 short-term restorative care (STRC) aged care places have come online since April 2017 allowing for more than 3,000 episodes of care to be delivered. An updated version of the STRC factsheet is now available that includes new providers.

22
Feb
2018
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Since November 2016, a free shingles vaccine program has been funded under the Australian Government’s National Immunisation Program (NIP) for 70 year olds, with a time-limited catch-up program for people 71 to 79 years old until October 2021. Zostavax® is available nationally and the vaccine is readily accessible to immunisation providers.

31
Jan
2018
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Friday, 1 December 2017 marked the commencement of the renewed National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) supported by the National Cancer Screening Register (NCSR).

31
Jan
2018
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NewAccess is an easily accessible, free early intervention program for people over 18 years of age with mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety.

07
Dec
2017
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Nukul Murra Alliance Agreement signed, Launch of the Mental Health, Suicide Prevention, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, Regional Plan 2017-2020, WQPHN AGM 7 November, WQPHN Annual Report 2016-17, Western Queensland people - Ms Sheryl Lawton, CEO, CWAATSICH, Primary Care Practice Improvement Tool - PC-PIT, My health for life, NewAccess, and the Queensland Doctors' Health Programme.

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