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Read more › News - 18th May 2022

Why the parkrun practice initiative will encourage more GPs to engage in social prescription

Steve Connelly describes it as a feeling of being “completely unplugged”.   In 2018, Steve and his wife Tamarah were playing a pre-dinner game of backgammon in their Mackay apartment.   According to Tamarah, Steve became very quiet, before closing his eyes and making “groaning sounds”.   He lost consciousness for about 10 seconds, before…

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Read more › News, Press - 13th May 2022

Australia launches ‘parkrun Practices’ to support GP referrals to parkrun

General Practitioners around Australia are being supported to refer patients to parkrun events as part of an exciting Community Partnership between parkrun Australia and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).   The ‘parkrun Practice’ initiative aims to help GPs understand how parkrun may benefit some of their patients, start a conversation with those…