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Clinical guidelines

Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice 9th edition

Acknowledgements

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) gratefully acknowledges the generous contribution of the following authors, contributors and reviewers of the Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice (Red Book), 9th edn.

Red Book Editorial Committee

Professor Nicholas Zwar

Chair, Red Book Editorial Committee

School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, New South Wales

Professor Claire Jackson

Director, Centres for Primary Care Reform Research Excellence Professor in Primary Care Research, Chair, Metro North Primary Health Network Past President, The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (2010–12)

Dr Evan Ackermann

Chair, RACGP Expert Committee - Quality Care

Associate Professor John Litt

Department of General Practice, Flinders University, South Australia Deputy Chair, RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care

Professor Mark Harris

Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care

Professor Danielle Mazza

Department of General Practice, School of Primary Care, Monash University, Victoria RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care

Dr Meredith Arcus

Deputy Executive Director, Medical Services, Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Health Care Group, Western Australia

Professor Dimity Pond

Professor of General Practice, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, New South Wales

Associate Professor Pauline Chiarelli

School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, New South Wales

Associate Professor Jane Smith

Head of General Practice Discipline, Faculty of Health Science and Medicine, Bond University, Queensland

Professor Chris Del Mar

Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Queensland

Professor Nigel Stocks

Head of Discipline – General Practice, University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Professor Jon Emery

Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria

Dr Christine Walker

Executive Officer, Chronic Illness Alliance

Associate Professor Michael Fasher

Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Sydney, New South Wales; and Conjoint Associate Professor, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales

Professor Tania Winzenberg

Chair, RACGP Expert Committee – Research Professor of Chronic Disease Management, Menzies Institute for Medical Research and Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania, Tasmania

Associate Professor John Furler

Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria

 

Dr Caroline Johnson

Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria RACGP Expert Committee - Quality Care

Conflicts of interest

This publication has been produced in accordance with the rules and processes outlined in the RACGP Conflict of Interest (COI) Policy. The RACGP COI Policy is available at www.racgp.org.au/support/policies/organisational

Contributors

Associate Professor Lena Sanci

Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria

Professor Lindy Clemson

Professor in Ageing and Occupational Therapy, University of Sydney, New South Wales

 

Dr Magdalena Simonis

RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care

Reviewers

We gratefully acknowledge the expert reviewers and representatives from the organisations who contributed scholarly feedback.

Members of RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Dr Chris Bourne
Sydney Sexual Health Centre,
Sydney Hospital, New South Wales

Associate Professor Anne Abbott
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine,
Monash University, Victoria

Professor Hanny Calache
Centre for Population Health Research,
Deakin University, Victoria
Dr Stuart Aitken
Gold Coast Sexual Health Clinic, Queensland
Professor Henry Brodaty
Dementia Collaborative Research Centre,
University of New South Wales and Prince of Wales
Hospital, New South Wales
Professor Craig Anderson
George Institute for Global Health, New South Wales
Professor Ian Caterson
Boden Institute, Charles Perkins Centre,University of Sydney,
New South Wales
Associate Professor Nick Antic
Clinical Director of the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health
President Australasian Sleep Association,
South Australia
Professor Derek Chew
Professor of Cardiology, Flinders University,
Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia
Professor Kaarin Anstey
ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment,
Australian Capital Territory
Professor Rufus Clarke
Faculty of Public Health Medicine,
Royal Australasian College of Physicians,
New South Wales
Associate Professor Kristine Barlow-Stewart
Genetic Medicine, Northern Clinical School,
Sydney Medical School, New South Wales
Professor Jacqueline Close
Consultant Geriatrician, Prince of Wales Hospital,
Director, Falls and Injury Prevention Group, NeuRA,
University of New South Wales, New South Wales
Professor Adrian Bauman
School of Public Health, University of Sydney,
New South Wales
Professor Stephen Colagiuri
Director, Boden Institute, University of Sydney,
New South Wales
Dr Glenise Berry
Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric
Medicine, New South Wales
Dr Gary Deed
Chair, RACGP Specific Interests – Diabetes Network
Associate Professor Mark Bolland
School of Medicine, University of Auckland,
New Zealand
Dr Joanne Dixon
National Clinical Director, Clinical Leader Genetic
Services, Genetic Health Service New Zealand
Professor Jenny Doust
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine,
Bond University, Queensland
Associate Professor Warrick Inder
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology,
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland
Professor Peter Ebeling
Head of the Department of Medicine,
Monash Medical Centre, Victoria
Professor Stephen Lord
Senior Principal Research Fellow, Neuroscience
Research Australia, New South Wales
Associate Professor Matt Edwards
Department of Paediatrics,
University of Western Sydney, New South Wales
Professor Finlay Macrae
Head, Colorectal Medicine and Genetics,
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of
Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria
Professor John Eisman
Director of Clinical Translation and Advanced
Education, Garvan Institute of Medical Research,
Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Dr Catherine Mandel
MRI Radiologist, Swinburne University of Technology
Honorary Senior Fellow, Department of Radiology,
University of Melbourne, Victoria
Dr Ben Ewald
Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and General
Practitioner, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology
and Biostatistics, University of Newcastle,
New South Wales
Professor Rebecca Mason
Professor of Endocrine Physiology,
School of Medical Sciences, Sydney Medical School,
University of Sydney, New South Wales
Professor Kwun Fong
Prince Charles Hospital, Department of
Thoracic Medicine, Queensland
Clinical Professor Richard Mendelson
Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia,
Western Australia
Professor Peter Frith
Respiratory Medicine, Flinders University,
South Australia
Professor Sylvia Metcalfe
Genetics Education & Health Research,
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria
Clinical Professor Jack Goldblatt
School of Paediatrics and Child Health,
University of Western Australia, Western Australia
Dr Mark Morgan
General Practitioner, South Australia
Senior Lecturer, Discipline of General Practice,
University of Adelaide, South Australia
Professor Jonathon Golledge
Head of the Vascular Biology Unit, School of Medicine
and Dentistry, James Cook University, Queensland
Professor Paul Norman
Winthrop Professor of Vascular Surgery,
University of Western Australia, Western Australia
Professor Paul Glasziou
Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine, Faculty of
Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University,
Queensland
Professor Mark Nelson
Chair, Discipline of General Practice,
University of Tasmania, Tasmania
Professional Research Fellow, Menzies Research
Institute, University of Tasmania, Tasmania
Associate Professor Jane Halliday
Public Health Genetics, Murdoch Childrens Research
Institute, Victoria
Mark Nevin
Senior Executive Officer, Faculty of Clinical Radiology,
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of
Radiologists, New South Wales
Dr James Harvey
Council member of Royal Australian and New Zealand
College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists,
South Australia
Professor Doug McEvoy
Senior Director, Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health;
Staff Consultant in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine
at Repatriation General Hospital and Flinders Medical
Centre, South Australia
Associate Professor Kelsey Hegarty
Department of General Practice,
University of Melbourne, Victoria
Dr Nicki Murdoch
President, Paediatrics & Child Division, Royal
Australasian College of Physicians, New South Wales
Ms Cristy Henderson
Assistant Director, Bowel Screening Section, Cancer
and Palliative Care Branch, Population Health & Sport
Division, Department of Health
Professor Frank Oberklaid
Director, Centre for Community Child Health,
Royal Children’s Hospital, Victoria
Dr Elizabeth Hindmarsh
General Practitioner, New South Wales
Clinical Associate Professor Liz Wylie
Medicine and Pharmacology Royal Perth Hospital
Unit, University of Western Australia, Western Australia
Dr Jan Orman
GP Services Consultant, Black Dog Institute,
Prince of Wales Hospital, New South Wales
Professor Graeme Young
Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer,
Flinders University, South Australia
Professor Kelly Phillips
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria
Professor Helen Zorbas
Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Australia,
New South Wales
Professor Matthew Peters
Head of Respiratory Medicine,
Concord Hospital, New South Wales

Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Council

Australasian Sleep AssociationAustralian Diabetes SocietyAustralian Dental Association

Cancer and Palliative Care Branch, Population Health & Sport Division, Department of Health

Cancer Australia

Cancer Council Victoria

Centre for Population Health, NSW Ministry of Health, Harm Reduction and Viral Hepatitis Branch

Continence Foundation of Australia

Haemochromatosis Society Australia

Human Genetics Society of Australasia

Dental Health Services Victoria

Exercise & Sports Science Australia

Kidney Health Australia

National Stroke Foundation

National Heart Foundation of Australia

NSW STI Programs Unit, Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, New South Wales

Optometry Australi

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Representatives from Cancer Council Victoria

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists

SANE Australia

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

Professor Ian Reid
Deputy Dean, Faculty of Medical and Health
Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Professor Ann Roche
National Centre for Education and Training on
Addiction, Flinders University, South Australia
Professor John Saunders
Consultant Physician in Internal Medicine and
Addiction Medicine, New South Wales
Professor Virginia Schmied
School of Nursing and Midwifery,
University of Western Sydney, New South Wales
Associate Professor Jonathan Shaw
Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute, Victoria
Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh
Chair of Exercise and Sport Science, Exercise, Health
and Performance Group, Faculty of Health Sciences,
Sydney Medical School, New South Wales
Associate Professor John Slavotinek
Gastroenterologist
Honorary Senior Associate,
Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria
Professor Denis Spelman
Deputy Director, Clinical Infectious Diseases Unit
and Head, Microbiology Department,
Monash University, Victoria
Professor James St John
Gastroenterologist
Honorary Senior Associate,
Cancer Council Victoria, Victoria
Dr Michael Tam
Staff Specialist, General Practice,
University of New South Wales, New South Wales
Dr Wendy Tsui
RACGP Fellow, Family & Sports Medicine Centre,
New South Wales
Dr Angela Taft
Professor and Director, Judith Lumley Centre,
La Trobe University, Victoria
Dr Brendan White
Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch),
New South Wales
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