1 June 2016
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GP Local Event for June

Dermatology Update, Eyre Peninsula
Wednesday 8 June 2016 6.30 to 9.00pm, Mortlock Room, Port Lincoln Hotel, Port Lincoln

Presented by Dr Simon Khoury, this update will assist GPs to improve knowledge on best practice protocols and management plans for common dermatoses; increase knowledge of common dermatoses with atypical presentations and increase awareness of uncommon dermatoses.

For more information and to register for this event, please contact Meredith Carlier at

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Register now for Port Augusta RESP, 29-30 July 2016

The Rural Emergency Skills Program (RESP) workshops are held Friday evening and all day Saturday. Visit RESP for further information on the program and application details.

Enquiries can be directed to Louise Holley at or phone 08 8234 8277.

This date or location don't suit? You can find out about other RESP workshop dates coming up around the state, visit the Calendar page on the RDWA website.

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RACGP and ACRRM - Exam enrolment update

The RDWA advises that enrolments for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) second round of KFP and AKT exams for 2016 are closing on Friday 10 June 2016.

The RDWA also advises that enrolments for the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) 2016 Semester 2 exams are closing on Saturday 2 July 2016.

If you are a rural South Australian doctor working towards achieving Fellowship and would like to learn more about the RDWA’s Fellowship Strategy Program, please contact Alyssa Bates at or on 08 8234 8277.

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RDASA Rural GP Masterclass 2016, 5 to 7 August 2016 - Registrations now open

Registrations are open for the Rural Doctors' Association of South Australia (RDASA) Rural GP Masterclass 2016 to be held Friday 5 to Sunday 7 August at Rydges South Park Adelaide. Register before Wednesday 15 June to receive early bird prices.

Visit Rural GP Masterclass 2016 for more information and to register.

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Country Health SA LHN Safety and Quality Alert no. 12-2016

Country Health SA Local Health Network (CHSALHN) have released a Safety and Quality Alert for information of all country health services and rural doctors:
• Urgent recall for product correction - Multiple Assay for Enzymatic Creatinine, Cholesterol, etc
• Urgent recall for product correction - D-Vapor and D-Vapor 3000 Vaporisers
• Urgent medicine recall - Children's Panadol 5-12 years Colourfree Suspension; Rifadin IV 600mg
• Hazard alert - Birmingham hip product range 
• Safety Alerts - da Vinci S, Si and Xi instruments; Biograph TruePoint systems
• Safety Alerts - Cardiopulmonary Heater and Heater/Cooler Systems
• Safety Notice - TGA Alerts and Recalls Summary for February and March 2016

Please see the alert for full information

Diary Date - RDWA Events

3-4 June
Rural Emergency Skills Program (RESP)
Renmark (wait list only)

1-2 July
Rural Emergency Skills Program (RESP)
Mount Barker (wait list only)

12-14 July
medSPACE Residential Workshop

29-30 July
Rural Emergency Skills Program (RESP)
Port Augusta

RDWA | Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Inc
63 Henley Beach Road Mile End South Australia 5031 | Telephone: +61 8 8234 8277 | Facsimile: +61 8 8234 0002

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