The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Committee was established in March 2021 to review electrocardiogram (ECG) items introduced on 1 August 2020, following recommendations from the MBS Review Taskforce.
A statement from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) for healthcare providers on a specific clotting condition being reported after COVID-19 vaccination
Influenza vaccines through the National Immunisation Program (NIP) will become available in April 2021. Timing may be different for your local area. You can order vaccines through the usual channels in your state or territory.
A statement from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) for health care providers on suitability of COVID-19 vaccination in people with history of clotting conditions.
Vaccination against influenza remains important this year. Vaccination experts recommend influenza vaccination for all people aged 6 months and over. The National Immunisation Program (NIP) funds influenza vaccines for people most at risk.
Nominations for the Electrocardiogram (ECG) Review Committee have now closed. Nominations are currently being reviewed and nominees will be notified of the outcome of their nomination as soon as possible.
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has provided advice to support immunisation providers ahead of this year’s influenza season.
Are you a healthcare professional caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? You could be eligible for EarTrain: a series of free training modules on how to identify, manage and treat ear disease and hearing loss.
Clinicians, academics and consumers are invited to express their interest in participating in the MBS ECG Review Committee, which will review changes to MBS ECG items introduced on 1 August 2020 following implementation of recommendations from the MBS Review Taskforce.
Changes to the NCSP's Guidelines for the clinical management of women at intermediate risk will come into effect from 1 February 2021. This follows the Cancer Council Australia Clinical Guidelines working party review of national data from the renewed program.
Accredited general practices are invited to express their interest in participating in Phase 1b of the COVID-19 Vaccination Program.
A new online communication package is available to help health care providers conduct effective conversations with expectant parents about vaccinations in pregnancy and for new babies.
The new ACPC website and RAD application form improves and simplifies the application process for residential aged care providers.
Legislation to cut red tape and simplify recognition of General Practitioners (GPs) as specialists, which streamlines access to higher Medicare rebates for patients is now in force.
From 1 July 2020, the National Immunisation Program schedule will be updated based on the advice of clinical experts.
Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy's letter to doctors about the COVID-19 outbreak and the Commonwealth’s support for the central role doctors play in our national response.
Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged 6 months and over (unless contraindicated). This will reduce their chance of becoming ill with influenza.
Changes to legislation are set to cut red tape and simplify recognition of General Practitioners (GPs) as specialists, streamlining access to higher Medicare rebates for patients