Exhibitors

Exhibitors

ADDRESSING SOME OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST HEALTH NEEDS

AbbVie is a biopharmaceutical company that has been in Australia for more than 75 years and is focused on developing new products and new ways to help people manage their health, and lead better lives. We tackle diseases where there is a significant need for better solutions and we come together every day to create, discover and deliver new ways to improve people’s health and wellness in the areas of hepatitis C, immune-mediated conditions, neuroscience and oncology.

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ACH Group is a not-for-profit community organisation promoting opportunities to support good lives for older people.

Our 1700 specialist staff and hundreds of volunteers share the belief that everyone should be valued and respected, connected to their communities and in control of their lives.

Our services include in home support, health and wellbeing (including Medicare CDMP’s and transitional care), respite, social activities, dementia services, retirement villages and residential care.

Visit our booth to discuss aged care or NDIS queries. We can support you and your patients to access more streamlined services and much more.

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Adelaide PHN is a membership-based organisation focussed on improving health outcomes, and your experience of primary health care within the Adelaide metropolitan region.

Established and funded by the Federal Government, Adelaide PHN is a not-for-profit organisation and is one of 31 PHNs operating across Australia (one of two in SA).

Adelaide PHN provides a range of commissioned services, programs and support activities, which includes but is not limited to;

  • Accreditation support
  • Providing information and resources
  • Champion Nurse Immunisation program
  • The SA Immunisation Hub
  • Training and education at no cost
  • Advocacy and support
  • Networks
  • Professional development opportunities and grants

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REFRAME Osteoporosis is a chronic disease management program, supported by Amgen Australia. The program aims to help primary care professionals manage the burden of osteoporosis in Australia .

REFRAME Osteoporosis provides access to specialist Osteoporosis Nurse Educators, educational materials for healthcare professionals and disease awareness and support materials for patients.

Andrology Australia (The Australian Centre of Excellence in Male Reproductive Health), funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and administered by Monash University provides information and education to health professionals and the community on male reproductive health disorders and associated conditions including: prostate disease and prostate cancer, testicular cancer, male infertility, androgen (testosterone) deficiency, and sexual dysfunction.

We offer free accredited online professional education courses for Primary Health Care Nurses and GPs. To complement the education, Andrology Australia has developed a series of Clinical Summary Guides to support the primary health care setting, and a number of free patient resources for displaying in clinics or providing to patients. 

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Call 1300 303 878
Email info@andrologyaustralia.org

Established in 2016 through the acquisition of Bayer Diabetes Care by Panasonic Healthcare Holdings, Ascensia Diabetes Care is a global company dedicated to improving the health and lives of people with diabetes. Already including the world‐renowned CONTOUR™ range of blood glucose monitoring systems, we are committed to adding more innovative and life-changing products to our portfolio. We create high quality solutions and precision tools that help people manage their condition and take charge of their lives. Visit our stand to learn more about the remarkably accurate CONTOUR®NEXT range of blood glucose monitoring systems.

Visit our stand to learn more about the remarkably accurate Contour® next range of blood glucose monitoring systems.

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Bio to come.

The Australian Association of Practice Management Ltd (AAPM) is a not for profit association, nationally recognised as the only professional body dedicated to supporting effective, efficient and profitable practice management in healthcare.

AAPM encourages the development of practice management skills, provides support for both principals and managers and assists with valuable training for practice staff.

Since its inception in 1979, AAPM has raised the profile of practice management through education, information and support for its strong national network of members.

AAPM National Office is located in Melbourne. It is governed by a National Board and assisted by Committees in each State.

1800 196 000 | headoffice@aapm.org.au | www.aapm.org.au

The Australian Diabetes Education Association (ADEA), formed in 1981, is Australia’s leading Credentialled Diabetes Educator® (CDE) certified national organisation for diabetes education and care. Our members are healthcare professionals who are committed to providing evidence-based best practice diabetes education to better the lives of those directly or indirectly affected by diabetes. For over 35 years, ADEA has been at the forefront in diabetes education, setting professional standards, core competencies, providing education and leading the way in recognizing best practice in diabetes education, diabetes care and diabetes self-management.

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Tasked with improving health outcomes for Australians through the delivery of digital healthcare systems and the national digital health strategy for Australia, the Australian Digital Health Agency commenced operations on 1 July 2016.
We are working with all areas of the community – including patients and the public, carers, healthcare providers, scientists and researchers, entrepreneurs and technology innovators – to ensure that what we do is always shaped around their needs, wants and aspirations.

Established as a statutory authority in the form of a corporate Commonwealth entity, the Agency reports to State and Territory Health Ministers through the COAG Health Council.

www.digitalhealth.gov.au

Australian Medicines Handbook Pty Limited Is an Australian owned company, based in Adelaide. We produce evidence-based independent medicines references specifically created for health care practitioners across Australia.

Our range includes the Children’s Dosing Companion and the Aged Care Companion. All products are available in book and online formats and are designed to assist the quality use of medicines.

All content is researched and written by our experienced staff editors, who are all pharmacists, and is subject to peer review by Australian experts and practising health professionals (specialists, general practitioners, nurses, pharmacists) to ensure it reflects contemporary Australian practice.

AMH offers clear and concise content, making it easy to find required information quickly, with recommendations incorporating the latest research and best practice advice. We aim to provide health professionals resources they can trust.

Breastfeeding is the preferred and natural way to feed babies, but if a mother is unable to breastfeed or decides to mix feed or move on from breastfeeding, the choice of formula matters. That’s where Diamond pro+ Premium Infant & Follow-on Formula and Toddler Milk Drink, with Prebiotics & Probiotics can help.

The nutrition credentials of the Diamond pro+ Premium Early Life Nutrition formula range include:

  • With Prebiotics & Probiotics
  • Lower protein levels in Stage 1*
  • Higher iodine levels*
  • Australian Owned and Made

*compared with other leading brands

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Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) is the peak professional body for nurses working in primary health care. APNA champions the role of primary health care nurses; to advance professional recognition, ensure workforce sustainability, nurture leadership in health, and optimise the role of nurses in patient-centred care.

APNA is bold, vibrant and future-focused. We reflect the views of our membership and the broader profession by bringing together nurses from across Australia to represent, advocate, promote and celebrate the achievements of nurses in primary health care.

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PracticeHub is part of the Avant Mutual Group, a member owned organisation supporting over 50,000 doctors, health professionals and their practices for more than 120 years. PracticeHub is an integrated online practice management platform that aims to reduce the complexities, risks and costs of managing a practice to help make practice management simpler, safer and more efficient

PracticeHub’s features include an online policies and procedures manual, personalised training and compliance modules, customisable registers, task management and secure document management systems.

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Bio to come.

We focus on quality, innovative products in the over-the-counter healthcare market, with the aim of improving the lives of our customers and their world.

 

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caring@home is a national project funded by the Australian Government and conducted by a consortium of nine key organisations led by Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative.  caring@home aims to improve the quality of palliative care service delivery across Australia by developing resources that will support people to be cared for and to die at home, if that is their choice.  The consistent, easy-to-use resources can be used by registered nurses who are caring for palliative patients, to educate carers to provide safe and effective subcutaneous breakthrough symptom management. The resources will be applicable in all jurisdictions across Australia.

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At CDM Plus our purpose is to help practices better manage patients with Chronic Disease and promote activities that can prevent, delay and detect Chronic Disease.

We offer a variety of training options to give the best results to our clients and patients.

Workshops - Subscriptions -Group Training

Suitable for all General Practices, Aboriginal Medical Services and Corporate Practices enabling them to deliver quality and improved CDM and Care Coordination.

CDM Plus Workshops are available Nationally and our resources are available through an Individual or Practice Subscription. Group Training is also an option and can be tailored to your needs.

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The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) is the sole representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives in Australia. CATSINaM’s primary function is to implement strategies to increase the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples into nursing and midwifery professions.

CRANAplus is the peak professional body for the remote and isolated health workforce of Australia.

Correct Care Australasia is contracted to provide primary healthcare (and arrange secondary and tertiary healthcare) to Victorian correctional centres as set out in its Agreement with Justice Health and Youth Justice (Department of Justice). These services are provided at 17 Correctional Facilities across the State of Victoria.
The custodial environment provides a unique opportunity to address a range of health issues and to meet the health needs of a population that is normally hard to reach.  A nurse-led model of care sees our nurses utilising a wide range of primary care skills and knowledge in improving and maintaining patient health.

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The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government, administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia. The Government is committed to reducing the social, human and economic impact of diabetes in Australia. In doing so, it aims to help people understand and manage their diabetes through the NDSS, thereby enabling them to live a life where the impact of diabetes is minimised and health outcomes, improved.  People registered on the NDSS have timely access to quality information, support services and subsidised diabetes products. Registration is free and open to people with diabetes with a Medicare Card.

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The Department of Veterans’ Affairs Coordinated Veterans’ Care (CVC) Program uses a proactive approach to improve the management of participants’ chronic conditions. CVC is team-based, with the participant, General Practitioner and nurse coordinator working together to develop a plan to meet the health needs of the participant and manage their ongoing care.

CVC is a program for Gold Card holders with a chronic condition who are at risk of unplanned hospitalisation, with financial incentives for enrolment and ongoing, comprehensive and coordinated care. The program promotes self-management and emphasises best practice coordination of care through a person centred approach.

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Dynek has been manufacturing quality sutures in South Australia since 1974 and during this time has not remained inward looking; instead, a commitment to achieving the highest standards has prevailed, ensuring dynamic growth and world-class status as a supplier of the best surgical products.

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End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) is a project funded by the Australian Government Department of Health to support quality care for older Australians at the end of life.

Five evidence-based toolkits bring together the latest tools, information and resources for workers across five areas: home care, primary care, residential aged care, legal issues and working with other providers.

The ELDAC toolkits are free and available 24/7 on the ELDAC website, with a supporting Helpline (1800 870 155) during office hours.

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GSK is a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer.  We have three global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. Our R&D approach focuses on science related to the immune system, use of genetics and advanced technologies.

In Australia, GSK has offices and manufacturing operations in Sydney and Melbourne and employs over 1,200 people nationwide. GSK is a primary supplier of vaccines for Australia and the largest supplier of childhood vaccines to the National Immunisation Program. Our pharmaceuticals portfolio includes a broad range of medicines to treat respiratory conditions such as asthma and COPD, and we produce well-known consumer brands such as Panadol and Voltaren.

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Haemochromatosis Australia is the support and advocacy group for people affected by hereditary haemochromatosis. We provide support and increase awareness in the community and health professions. We aim to increase early detection and treatment. 

Haemochromatosis, or inherited iron overload disorder, is the most common genetic disorder in Australia. It causes the body to absorb excess iron which builds up in the organs and joints over many years and becomes toxic. If detected and treated early, haemochromatosis is no barrier to a normal, healthy life. Tests for the condition are simple and treatment, by venesection, is simple and effective.

Visit our website for more information or call our Info Line 1300 019 028

Founded in 1818, the HARTMANN GROUP is a leading international medical and healthcare company. Over the years, HARTMANN has cultivated a reputation for offering outstanding medical competence and delivering high quality, innovative and dependable products and services.

PAUL HARTMANN Pty Ltd (HARTMANN) was established in 2003 and is the Australian wholly owned subsidiary of the HARTMANN GROUP. HARTMANN supplies its three core product ranges to hospitals, aged care facilities and the community. The core range covers continence management, wound care and operating theatre solutions. 

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Our vision is for an Australia free from heart disease.

Today, more than 630,000 people are living with heart disease, and more than 1.4 million at high risk of having a heart attack in the next five years. 

To lead the fight against heart disease, every day we deliver:

  • support for people living with heart disease (including their families, carers and health professionals)
  • education and resources for living a heart-healthy lifestyle
  • funding for the highest impact research in heart disease
  • support for health professionals to prevent, diagnose and treat heart disease
  • advocacy for governments and industry to increase funding and resources for heart health

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APNA Nurses need look no further than Insurance House.
Official insurance partner of APNA, Insurance House offer APNA nurses industry leading Professional Indemnity coverage with the added ease and convenience of bundling it into their memberships.

APNA nurses are fully supported by a team of insurance consultants who are on hand to assist members with their insurance enquiries and provide emergency claims support 365 days a year, 7 days a week.

At Insurance House members can also access the broader range of products available such as home, motor and travel insurance.

Learn more about Insurance House here or contact the team on 1300 659 626 or see us at the APNA booth.

Bio to come.

Key Pharmaceuticals is a leading Australian family owned OTC/Consumer Healthcare company that is passionate about healthcare, with integrity and quality at the heart of the business. The company’s portfolio of brands help to improve patient health, wellbeing and vitality. Ear Clear is one of the company’s leading brands and offers a range of ear health products for common ear conditions:  Ear Clear products help clear blocked ear discomfort due to a wax build-up, treat and prevent swimmer’s ear and relieve the pain of a middle ear infection.

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MedicAlert is more than an ID. In fact it’s our 24/7 emergency response phone service that gives our members and their family total peace of mind. The simple and reliable ID alerts others of the most vital information. If healthcare professionals require more information, our response team can provide it by accessing your secure MedicAlertR electronic health record. This helps to determine appropriate treatment or medication management. Our service ensures that members who have memory loss, special needs and communication challenges and may be prone to wandering are identified, then quickly and safely reunited with loved ones.

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National Association of Diabetes Centre: Promoting Excellence in diabetes care

The National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) supports all healthcare services to deliver better health outcomes for people with, or at risk of, diabetes. To achieve this goal, NADC provide member organisations with resources that facilitate and promote improved standards of diabetes care. The NADC supports primary care services that are time poor but need diabetes resources at their fingertips. NADC membership for primary care services is only $65 per year which provides access to all staff of that service to access the library of tools and resources.

Need to refresh your diabetes knowledge - we also offer an online diabetes course that is designed specifically for health professionals. Conference discounts apply, click here!

Come and see us at our trade display whilst at the conference.

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Nestlé Health Science offers nutritional solutions for people with specific dietary needs related to illnesses, disease states or the special challenges of different life stages. We aim to pioneer the development and application of evolving science to create a new role for nutrition in disease prevention and management.        

Visit our website for more information, or call 1800 671 628 

Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, eye care and cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals. We have more than 60 years’ history in Australia and employ around 800 associates across our three divisions. We believe continued R&D is essential to innovation and in Australia we invest around 20M annually in local clinical trials. Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. To find out more about Novartis in Australia visit www.novartis.com.au
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Working Together for a Healthier World

At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines. Our diversified global health care portfolio includes human biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as many of the world’s best-known consumer products.

For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us.

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Precedence Health Care provides digital health technologies and services crucial to managing complex patients in primary healthcare. Over the past decade, Precedence has led the development of care planning and care coordination technologies to assist GPs and Nurses with the growing challenge of chronic illness and other conditions. Precedence believes that improvements in integrated health care are best achieved when healthcare providers are aided by digital technologies, not overwhelmed by them. To this end, Precedence builds on the traditions of good medicine while providing a pathway to future models of health care.

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The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is Australia’s largest professional general practice organisation and represents urban and rural general practitioners.

The RACGPs Practice Technology and Management unit provides a range of resources to help GPs better manage the day to day requirements of their practice and to support eHealth systems that improve patient care and create a more sustainable healthcare system.

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RHDAustralia is based at Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin and funded under the Australian Government’s Rheumatic Fever Strategy. RHDA works alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and other at risk populations, to reduce acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Australia. RHDAustralia will do this by developing and disseminating evidenced-based resources to support health systems and health staff in their work, and by advocating and providing culturally appropriate educational resources for people with ARF/RHD and their families.

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Bio to come.

RDWA is South Australia’s Rural Workforce Agency, funded by the Commonwealth and State governments to provide an extensive range of support services to SA’s rural primary health care workforce.  RDWA provides scholarships and bursaries for rural primary health care nurses and midwives to retain and expand their scope of practice; supports new graduates to start work, and private practices with recruitment and sustainability services.   As a not for profit organisation, we place the interests of rural communities and the health workforce at the centre of everything we do.  Call us on 08 8234 8277 or visit us at rdwa.com.au/primaryhealth 

Rural Workforce Agencies are a not-for-profit network with the aim of attracting, recruiting, and retaining health professionals in regional, rural and remote communities. There is an agency located in each State and Northern Territory and our services are free of charge to employers and candidates.

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. 

We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide self-care solutions to better manage personal wellbeing and provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions. 

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

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Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, provides more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe. A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur produces a portfolio of high quality vaccines that matches its areas of expertise and meets public-health demand. The company's heritage, to create vaccines that protect life, dates back more than a century. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company entirely dedicated to vaccines. Every day, the company invests more than EUR 1 million in research and development.

For more information, visit www.vaxiplace.com.au

Seqirus, a CSL company, is a leading provider of essential vaccines and pharmaceuticals. We have served Australia’s healthcare needs for over a century and today we develop, manufacture and source medicines that support the health and wellbeing of many thousands of people around the world. Seqirus operates Australia’s only local manufacturing facility for seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine (FLUAD® and AFLURIA®QUAD) and produces a range of unique medicines in the National Interest including antivenoms and Q fever vaccine. Seqirus also in-licenses a broad range of paediatric and adult vaccines and specialty pharmaceutical products including PNEUMOVAX®23, ZOSTAVAX® and GARDASIL®9.

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Teen Clinic is a nurse-led clinic providing teenagers with the opportunity to talk to a nurse about issues such as STI screening, contraception advice, relationship concerns, mental health issues, homelessness or general health advice and education.  

The nurses work at the top of their scope, advising young people to make educated, healthy choices. If their problem falls outside of the nurse's area of expertise the teenagers may be referred on to a GP or to other local service providers. 

Teen Clinic is set up within the general practice environment. No appointment is necessary, and all visits are free.

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Most dairy milk today contains 2 beta-casein protein types, A2 and A1. a2 Milk™ comes from cows genotyped and identified to produce A2 beta- casein protein rather than A1. Before a mutation affected the ancestors of some modern European cows, all dairy cows produced milk containing only the A2 type of beta-casein.

As a2PLATINUM® Premium Infant Formula and Follow-On Formula do not contain A1 beta-casein, they may assist with a baby’s digestive wellbeing.

The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) is the peak professional mental health nursing organisation and the recognised credentialing body for mental health nurses in Australia.

It seeks to represent the profession at all levels of government and across all health service sectors. In addition, the ACMHN sets standards for practice, supports mental health nursing research and provides a forum for collegial support, networking and ongoing professional development for its members. Importantly, the ACMHN also works to promote public confidence in and professional recognition of mental health nursing.

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The Advance ProjectTM is a free toolkit of resources and a training package, specifically designed to support nurses in Australian general practices to work with general practitioners to provide better care through team-based initiation of advance care planning and palliative care in everyday general practice. The project is funded by the Australian Government with training endorsed/accredited by relevant professional and training associations Australian Primary Care Nurses Association, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, and Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine and delivered by a national consortium led by HammondCare.

Visit the HammondCare website for more information.

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The Benchmarque Group is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO. 21824) delivering a range of skills courses and programs to meet the needs of a broad range of health professionals across Australia.

Our focus is on the delivery of nationally accredited courses and programs designed to provide healthcare professionals with the opportunity to expand their skills and careers. We concentrate on skills and knowledge that can be immediately implemented in a vocational context.

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The Palliative Care Education and Training Collaborative takes a collaborative, whole-of-workforce approach to building the capability and capacity of the health workforce to provide quality palliative care to all Australians. The Collaborative is made up of two projects, The Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) and Palliative Care Curriculum for Undergraduates (PCC4U). It provides funded, supervised clinical placements and workshops; resources to strengthen curriculum in university courses and contributes to the Education section of the CareSearch website. The Collaborative is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health as part of the National Palliative Care Projects Grant.

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https://pepaeducation.com/
http://www.pcc4u.org/

Urgo Medical is a leading French company specialized in wound healing, offering a complete range of wound management dressings and compression bandages.
Historically a European player, ranked number 3 on these markets, Urgo Medical is now also established worldwide and continuously consolidating its position in Australia.
The range of high quality and innovative products is supported by more than 55 clinical studies, making of Urgo Medical the global leader in clinical evidence.
We are committed to furthering knowledge on the treatment of wounds and injured tissues, providing wound care solutions that help restore a patient’s life to its pre-injured state.

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Winedirect.com.au are partnering with APNA to offer members amazing wines at very special prices. They deliver free to anywhere in Australia for orders of a dozen or more and you get access to your very own wine broker, Dan O’Connell.

Dan O’Connell will be showcasing some winedirect.com.au wines during the APNA National Conference on Friday the 5th of April from 5pm before the Rockstar Party. Be sure to come by and taste some fantastic wines and take advantage of a very special Shiraz dozen saving $930 off the RRP.

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Wolters Kluwer provides trusted clinical technology and evidence-based solutions that engage clinicians, patients, researchers, students and the next generation of healthcare providers. With a focus on clinical effectiveness, research and learning, safety and surveillance, and interoperability and data intelligence, our proven solutions drive effective decision-making and consistent outcomes across the continuum of care.

Customers include healthcare professionals, medical librarians, and corporate researchers.

Portfolio includes Emmi, Health Language, Lexicomp, Lippincott, Medi-Span, Ovid, Sentri7, and UpToDate.

Our solutions are focused in the areas of:   Nursing Education,  Nursing Practice Solutions,  Medical Research,  Medical, Nursing and Allied Health journal and book publishing solutions.

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Probiotics and the intestinal microbiota are big topics of interest right now! Did you know Yakult has over 85 years of research and is the only probiotic drink containing the Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain? We have a wealth of knowledge to share with you. Visit our Health Professional website Knowledge (www.yakultknowledge.com.au) to discover factsheets and resources on Probiotics in health and disease. Come and meet us for a taste of the latest evidence fresh out of this bottle!

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