Newsletter | Issue 2 | June 2017
Department of General Practice News
- Welcome from the Head of Department
Annual Awards Night
The theme of the 9th annual Awards Night was Making Data work for General Practice.
The evening recognised and awarded individuals and practices for their roles in teaching and research in 2016.
Dr Ruth McNair inducted to Victorian Honour Roll of Women
DGP Honorary Associate Professor Ruth McNair acknowledged for her outstanding contribution to the Victorian community in medicine
Centre for Research Excellence to promote safer families; an Australian first
Australia’s first and only Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) to promote safer families will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond.
VicHealth Innovation Research Grant to pilot LGBTI safe housing network
Developing a LGBTI safe housing network to prevent homelessness and build social connection and resilience
Target D Finding
Testing a model of stepped care for depression in general practice
Targeted general practice helps GPs to better manage diabetes
Dr Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis and Assoc Prof John Furler featured in March edition of Good Practice
Visit from Fudan University delegation
Strengthening the relationship between two Universities
New Honours Research Students
Meet our 11 new Honours Research Students.
One size does not fit all when managing depressive symptoms
A study documenting the patient voice when it comes to preferences for managing depressive symptoms in primary care
Popular Qualitative Research Analysis short course returns
Undertaking research interviews can be a daunting experience. The Department is delighted to offer, once again, this short course aimed at novice and experienced researchers who seek to undertake qualitative research interviews.
First Class Honours for Primary Care Nurse
A Queensland nurse was awarded the prize for academic excellence at the recent awards night.
Presenting a help seeking tool for young people in New Orleans
Assoc Prof Lena Sanci and PhD student Marianne Webb recently delivered well-received oral presentations at the meeting of the Society of Adolescent Health in New Orleans.
DGP Professor at University of British Columbia as Visiting Scholar
Late last year, Prof Meredith Temple-Smith was awarded the opportunity to be a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
PC4 Cancer Symposium 2017 "Establishing Partnerships, Creating Opportunities"
10th May 2017
Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne
Doctors in Secondary Schools Program – GP Training
Initial training for Doctors in Secondary Schools Program successfully delivered
- Recent Publications