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COVID-19: latest updates for primary care

Page last updated: 1pm, 27 May 2024

North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network has sent regular email updates to general practices, pharmacies and other primary care providers throughout the pandemic. Please subscribe if you are not receiving them.

An archive of these updates is available below, along with links to the latest advice for clinicians.

Archive of e-bulletins

Clinical advice

  • HealthPathways Melbourne

    HealthPathways Melbourne is the best place to find up-to-date clinical advice plus local referral information during the coronavirus pandemic.

    The suite of COVID-19 pathways is being regularly updated with the latest risk criteria and local referral information.

    Health professionals should be aware of increased mental distress, alcohol and other drug use and risk of family violence during the pandemic. There are many mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and family violence pathways that are being regularly updated to reflect service options for your patients.

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  • Victorian Department of Health

  • National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce guidelines

    The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce’s “living guidelines” provide continually updated evidence-based guidance to clinicians caring for people with COVID-19. The Taskforce was established by a large coalition of peak Australian health professional groups and has received funding from the Australian government to ensure regular evidence based updates are being given to clinicians.

      Access the guidelines at

    Please note: the COVID-19 suite on HealthPathways Melbourne is being regularly updated with clinical information informed by best practice guidelines including those published by the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce and the Victorian Department of Health. HealthPathways Melbourne also includes local referral information.

  • Advice for vaccine providers

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