Prevention: Protecting your Patient's Health

7 August 2012

In this broadcast Amanda Siebert from the Cancer Council’s Fresh Start Program speaks about smoking cessation and how general practitioners can support patients who are thinking about quitting.

We speak with Dr Frank Jones, Head of the WA Faculty of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and Mandurah GP, about the RACGP’s Redbook and how to include prevention as part of a standard patient consultation.

Dr Liz Wylie from Breast Screen WA gives an update on Breast Screening.

Deb Schofield from Diabetes WA speaks about the current management of diabetes and what support services and resources GPs can provide to their patients.

Sexual Health Physician Dr Jenny McCloskey discusses the HPV vaccine and the role it can play in protecting against cervical cancers.

This broadcast has been allocated two CPD points by The RACGP and one CPD point by ACRRM. CPD points are not guaranteed and are subject to review by both agencies.