Red Book

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

Dr Evan Ackermann  
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

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

Associate Professor Pauline Chiarelli  
School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle,
New South Wales

Professor Chris Del Mar  
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, 
Bond University, Queensland

Professor Jon Emery  
Department of General Practice,  University of Melbourne, Victoria

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

Associate Professor John Furler  
Department of General Practice,  University of Melbourne, VictoriaDr Caroline Johnson  
Department of General Practice, 
University of Melbourne, Victoria 
RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care
 
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)

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

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

Professor Dimity Pond  
Professor of General Practice, 
School of Medicine and Public Health, 
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 Nigel Stocks
Head of Discipline – General Practice, 
University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Dr Christine Walker
Executive Officer, Chronic Illness Alliance

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
 

Conflicts of interest

This publication has been produced in accordance with the rules and processes outlined in the RACGP Conflict of Interest (COI) Policy

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

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

Dr Stuart Aitken  
Gold Coast Sexual Health Clinic, Queensland

Professor Craig Anderson
George Institute for Global Health, New South Wales

Associate Professor Nick Antic
Clinical Director of the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health President Australasian Sleep Association, South Australia

Professor Kaarin Anstey
ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment, Australian Capital Territory

Associate Professor Kristine Barlow-Stewart
Genetic Medicine, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Medical School, New South Wales

Professor Adrian Bauman  
School of Public Health, 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

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

Professor Peter Ebeling  
Head of the Department of Medicine,  Monash Medical Centre, Victoria

Associate Professor Matt Edwards  
Department of Paediatrics, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales

Professor John Eisman  
Director of Clinical Translation and Advanced Education, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Darlinghurst, New South Wales

Dr Ben Ewald
Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and General Practitioner, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology 
and Biostatistics, University of Newcastle,  New South Wales

Professor Kwun Fong
Prince Charles Hospital, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Queensland

Professor Peter Frith
Respiratory Medicine, Flinders University,  South Australia

Clinical Professor Jack Goldblatt
School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Western Australia

Professor Jonathon Golledge
Head of the Vascular Biology Unit, School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Queensland

Professor Paul Glasziou
Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Queensland

Associate Professor Jane Halliday
Public Health Genetics, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria

Dr James Harvey
Council member of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists,  South Australia

Associate Professor Kelsey Hegarty
Department of General Practice,  University of Melbourne, Victoria

Professor Frank Oberklaid
Director, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital, Victoria

Dr Jan Orman
GP Services Consultant, Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, New South Wales

Professor Kelly Phillips
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria

Professor Matthew Peters
Head of Respiratory Medicine, Concord Hospital, New South Wales

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

 
Associate Professor Mark Bolland  
School of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr Chris Bourne  
Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, New South Wales

Professor Hanny Calache
Centre for Population Health Research,  Deakin University, Victoria

Professor Henry Brodaty  
Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, University of New South Wales and Prince of Wales Hospital, New South Wales

Professor Ian Caterson  
Boden Institute, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, New South Wales

Professor Derek Chew
Professor of Cardiology, Flinders University, Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia

Professor Rufus Clarke
Faculty of Public Health Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians,  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 Stephen Colagiuri
Director, Boden Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales

Ms Cristy Henderson
Assistant Director, Bowel Screening Section, Cancer and Palliative Care Branch, Population Health & Sport Division, Department of Health

Dr Elizabeth Hindmarsh  
General Practitioner, New South Wales

Associate Professor Warrick Inder
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland

Professor Stephen Lord  
Senior Principal Research Fellow, Neuroscience Research Australia, 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

Dr Catherine Mandel
MRI Radiologist, Swinburne University of Technology Honorary Senior Fellow, Department of Radiology, University of Melbourne, Victoria

Professor Rebecca Mason  
Professor of Endocrine Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, New South Wales

Clinical Professor Richard Mendelson
Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia, Western Australia

Professor Sylvia Metcalfe  
Genetics Education & Health Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria

Dr Mark Morgan
General Practitioner, South Australia Senior Lecturer, Discipline of General Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia

Professor Paul Norman
Winthrop Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Western Australia, Western Australia

Professor Mark Nelson  
Chair, Discipline of General Practice, University of Tasmania, Tasmania Professional Research Fellow, Menzies Research
Institute, University of Tasmania, Tasmania

Mark Nevin
Senior Executive Officer, Faculty of Clinical Radiology, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, New South Wales

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

Dr Nicki Murdoch
President, Paediatrics & Child Division, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 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 Clinical Associate

Professor Liz Wylie 
Medicine and Pharmacology Royal Perth Hospital Unit, University of Western Australia, Western Australia

Professor Graeme Young
Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer, Flinders University, South Australia

Professor Helen Zorbas
Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Australia, New South Wales Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Council

Australasian Sleep Association

Australian Diabetes Society

Australian 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 Australia

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