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July 2019
Asthma News for Health Professionals
Have your say on MBS thoracic medicine changes
Do you have feedback on the November 2018 changes to Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items for respiratory function tests, including a new spirometry item?

RACGP is seeking input from members to help inform its submission for the Department of Health's six-month review of the changes.

Read more about the changes on newsGP. Submissions close on Sunday 14 July.
Provide your feedback
Is your asthma education up to date?
The end of the pharmacy CPD year is coming up on 30 September. Did you know our asthma best practice workshops include an update for pharmacists?

Workshops are held in conjunction with host organisations, who coordinate scheduling and attendance.
If you are interested in attending a workshop, visit our calendar to find out about workshops near you.

Can’t see any in your area? Speak with your organisation or Primary Health Network about the possibility of hosting a workshop.
Find out more
Share your rural health workforce stories

Are you a health professional working in rural, regional or remote Australia? The National Rural Health Alliance is looking for stories to complement a set of fact sheets on health workforce distribution.

Submit your story of up to 500 words by Wednesday 24 July.
Find out more
Calling all abstracts!

Submissions are now open for upcoming conferences, including:

Upcoming conferences and events
July 2019

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) 2019 Conference
When: 26-28 July 2019
Where: The Hyatt Regency, Sydney

September 2019

Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) 2019 Conference
When: 3-7 September
Where: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

October 2019

GP19 Conference
When: 24-26 October
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre

May 2020

International Primary Care Respiratory Group World Conference
When: 28-30 May
Where: Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin
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