Rheumatology in Primary Care

Metro North Hospital and Health Service and Brisbane North PHN invite GPs to join our Metro North Rheumatologist experts for an evening of education and discussion.

The webinar will include discussions on the vital role of GPs in managing three common conditions in rheumatology as well as how to optimise your patients’ use of Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs). Find out about state-wide resources available to support maintaining best rheumatology practice.
Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during the webinar.

Learning outcomes

  1. Review and refresh current best practice for identifying and managing rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory back pain.
  2. Master resolving gout attacks and treating uric acid to prevent recurrence.
  3. Identify how to help your patients make the best and safest use of DMARDs through
    shared care with their rheumatologist.
  4. Outline and discuss how to navigate rheumatology services in community and
    hospital settings including when to refer.


Welcome and GP Liaison update
Dr James Martin, GP and GP Liaison Officer
Rheumatoid Arthritis essentials and DMARDs in a nutshell
Dr Claire Barrett, Rheumatologist, Redcliffe Hospital
Fixing Gout in primary care and inflammatory back pain
Dr Philip Robinson, Rheumatologist, RBWH
Rheumatology Q&A session
All speakers

Thursday 19 August 2021

Time: 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm (AEST)
Venue: Online webinar, Zoom


For more information, please email or phone 07 3630 7300.