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3rd Qld Antimicrobial Resistance Forum

  I spent yesterday in Brisbane at this year's Antimicrobial Resistance Forum.  As with last year, it was a joint project of the Queensland Statewide stewardship team, UQ IMB's Centre for Superbug Solutions and the Queensland Health Communicable Diseases Network. It's an excellent forum - one that I don't mind treking down to 
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Superbugs - No more!

(RBWH Head of Antimicrobial Stewardship and A/Director, Statewide Stewardship Network Dr Krispin Hajkowicz, photo from this tweet by Queensland Health Media team)     I flew to Brisbane yesterday (and back, very happy the kids got me up at 6 this morning) for the launch of Antibiotic Awareness 
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On Impossibility:

An Open Letter - from the anonymous SMO to the Premier  of Queensland and the Minister for Health   These words are not mine - but the opinions in them are common to many of us.   Date: 7 March 2014 10:48:17 PM AEST To: thepremier@premiers.qld.gov.au Cc: Health@ministerial.qld.gov.au   Subject: Nothing 
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The Great Breastscreen Unhinging

So, it seems that Breastscreen Queensland is on its way out as part of the Queensland LNP's hospital reform agenda. Twitter was not impressed. I posted a couple of messages into the #breastscreen tag and got an interesting discussion and a small flurry of people telling me stuff I already 
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