Pre-infection COVID-19 treatment plan – GP template

This template will help GPs develop COVID-19 treatment plans for at-risk patients, enabling them to quickly access the best available treatment if infected. It was produced by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network’s GP Adviser Dr Jeannie Knapp. Use the following links to download in various formats: .rtf .docx .pdf More information on COVID-19 treatment … Continued

COVID-19 oral antivirals in general practice (webinar 20 June 2022)

With the COVID-19 antivirals Paxlovid and Lagevrio now listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), GPs play a pivotal role in managing patients with COVID-19 infections. However, there are significant challenges in prescribing these medications. Our expert panel included a respiratory specialist, a GP and a community pharmacist. They provided the latest evidence, hands-on experience … Continued

Identify and recall patients at risk of COVID-19 (webinar 5 May 2022)

This session focused on easy to implement methods for effectively identifying and recalling patients at risk of COVID-19 needing booster vaccination.

GP Respiratory Clinics – Winter 2022 Communications Pack

Melbourne’s hospitals are under pressure. Surges in COVID-19, influenza, and other respiratory viruses could overload the hospital system in 2022. It is crucial that we direct people with mild respiratory issues to a general practice this winter. Where general practices and other health services are not equipped to see such patients face to face, GP … Continued

COVID-19 and flu (webinar 12 April 2022)

Infectious diseases physician Dr Michael Birrell (Western Public Health Unit, Western Health) covered: winter boosters for vulnerable patient groups COVID-19 and flu vaccine timing clinical considerations for people who have had COVID potential questions from patients about COVID-19 and flu co-infection and vaccination.

GP Respiratory Clinics – all 5 posters for patients

Melbourne’s hospitals are under pressure. Surges in COVID-19, influenza, and other respiratory viruses could overload the hospital system in 2022. It is crucial that we direct people with mild respiratory issues to a general practice this winter. Where general practices and other health services are not equipped to see such patients face to face, GP … Continued

GP Respiratory Clinics – social media tile 9

Melbourne’s hospitals are under pressure. Surges in COVID-19, influenza, and other respiratory viruses could overload the hospital system in 2022. It is crucial that we direct people with mild respiratory issues to a general practice this winter. Where general practices and other health services are not equipped to see such patients face to face, GP … Continued

GP Respiratory Clinics – social media tile 8

Melbourne’s hospitals are under pressure. Surges in COVID-19, influenza, and other respiratory viruses could overload the hospital system in 2022. It is crucial that we direct people with mild respiratory issues to a general practice this winter. Where general practices and other health services are not equipped to see such patients face to face, GP … Continued

GP Respiratory Clinics – social media tile 7

Melbourne’s hospitals are under pressure. Surges in COVID-19, influenza, and other respiratory viruses could overload the hospital system in 2022. It is crucial that we direct people with mild respiratory issues to a general practice this winter. Where general practices and other health services are not equipped to see such patients face to face, GP … Continued

GP Respiratory Clinics – social media tile 6

Melbourne’s hospitals are under pressure. Surges in COVID-19, influenza, and other respiratory viruses could overload the hospital system in 2022. It is crucial that we direct people with mild respiratory issues to a general practice this winter. Where general practices and other health services are not equipped to see such patients face to face, GP … Continued