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General Practitioner Chronic Disease Seminar

Brisbane South PHN

Saturday, 23 March 2019 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (AEST)

General Practitioner Chronic Disease Seminar

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General Practitioner Chronic Disease Seminar

Did you know that 1 in 2 Australians have a chronic disease? With more than 1 in 3 potentially preventable hospitalisations attributed to chronic disease, General Practitioners have a unique role in improving the health of patients with, or at risk of, chronic disease.

We would like to warmly invite GPs to join us in learning the latest research and developments in chronic disease. Our interactive and practical program was developed in collaboration with GPs and other primary health care workers, ensuring that the seminar is tailored to you as a GP in Brisbane south.

Following the seminar participants are invited for networking and drinks.

 Guest Speakers:

  • Professor Paul Glasziou, Professor of evidence based practice and part time General Practitioner. Bond University
  • Dr Margaret Kay, MBBS(Hons) PhD FRACGP Dip RACOG
  • Manjeet Sagoo, Senior Podiatrist Metro South Health high risk foot service
  • Jenny Boban, Clinical Audiologist with Attune Hearing
  • Dr Cornelius Burger, Staff Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon, Logan Hospital
  • Mandy-Lee Noble, APD Dietitian and Nutritionist
  • Dr Sara Winter Clinical Psychologist
  • Dr Gayle Pollard Advanced Epidemiologist, Metro South Health Public Health Unit
  • Dr Julian Wallace Public Health Registrar and General Practitioner Metro South Health Public Health Unit 


  • Shared decision making
  • Non-drug interventions
  • A population health approach to chronic disease in general practice
  • Nutrition myths, fads and supplements
  • Multi Disciplinary approach to sleep
  • High Risk Foot management
  • Refugee and Migrant health
  • Assesment and management of lower back pain

The day will conclude with a World Café to network and share ideas with your peers.

Registration:  8:30 am

Session:  8:50 am - 4:30 pm, networking and drinks to follow

Cost:  Free (catering provided)

This session forms an Accredited Activity under the RACGP QI&CPD Program.  It will provide 6 hours of education with 12 category 2 points allocated. Activity 149895 2017-2019 triennium.



For more information about this event please phone our Events Coordinator, Raquel McCready on 07 3864 7522 or email

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Have questions about General Practitioner Chronic Disease Seminar ? Contact Brisbane South PHN

When & Where

Emporium Hotel South Bank
267 Grey Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Saturday, 23 March 2019 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (AEST)

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Brisbane South PHN

Brisbane South PHN is a not-for-profit organisation that supports primary health and directly commissions services to shape a health system that delivers better health outcomes for Brisbane south.

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