GP Education

Northern Health is committed to improving health outcomes to the community in the North.  We aim to assist GP’s to maintain and improve the quality of care of patients by providing Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) endorsed education activities.

Current Events

Specialist Speed Consults: MCVC Networking Event

The Specialist Team behind Northern Health’s Medical Community Virtual Consult service (MCVC) are holding a Specialist Speed Consulting Night: an opportunity to network and discuss complex cases with hospital based specialists. The night will consist of specialist-led case studies on commonly presented conditions with an opportunity for GPs to discuss their own cases with the specialists. Specialists in attendance include a Sexual Health Specialist, Rheumatologist, Nephrologist plus more!

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General practice: evaluation and management of unilateral pleural effusion

A pleural effusion is an abnormal build-up of fluid around the lungs and can be a sign of serious illness. This webinar offers an overview of recent advancements in diagnosis and management.

In this webinar speakers led by thoracic surgeon Dr Bibhusal Thapa will lead discussion on the diagnostic algorithm for unilateral pleural effusion, plus the modalities and characteristics of pleural biopsies. The pathways available at Northern Health for referral of patients with pleural effusions will also be discussed.

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Past Events

Victorian Virtual Emergency Department- Your Questions Answered

You can find further education through the below links: