Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice


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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


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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