COVID-19 and Flu Pandemic Planning in Primary Care

Lessons learnt from the UK applicable to GPs in Australia.

Immunisation Coalition
Date: April 4, 2023: 19:00:00 - 20:00:00

About this CPD Webinar

The Immunisation Coalition invites you to an Expert Panel Discussion on COVID-19 and flu pandemic planning in primary care.

With Australia about to head into the flu season and with ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) recently recommending the 5th COVID-19 vaccination, it is timely to discuss topics relevant to Australian GPs and consider what potential lessons and improvements can be taken from the UK and abroad.

Expert Panel Members

Prof Richard Hobbs (UK)

Professor Hobbs is a leading global expert in the role of primary care, and development of primary care research and research infrastructure (networks and partnerships) for the diagnosis and management of major illnesses. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he pivoted much of his department’s research efforts to tackling COVID-19, including UK COVID-19 surveillance, risk assessment, point-of-care diagnostics and co-lead the main UK out of hospitals platform trials on repurposed medicines and novel antivirals.

Dr Rodney Pearce AM (GP)

Dr Rod Pearce AM is a country and city GP and Medical Officer of Health for the Eastern Health Authority (HA), Adelaide. Dr Pearce became a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) on Australia Day 2012. He received the award for his long-standing service to medicine as a General Practitioner, through contributions to national medical organisations and to education. He is the current Chair of the Immunisation Coalition.

Dr Peter Eizenberg (GP)

Dr. Eizenberg is theDirector of ‘Doctors of Ivanhoe’ and is a GP with over years experience with special interest in Immunisation. He is currently a member of Advisory Committees for Immunisation Coalition and AusVaxSafety. He has formerly been a member of the NIC, ACIR Management and other national immunisation committees and the Executive Director, North East Valley Division of General Practice.

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This is a free event and is accredited by the RACGP and ACRRM for 1 CPD hour.

Page Published: 13 March 2023 | Page Updated: 3 July 2023