Preparing for day surgery – patient brochure

Safer Care Victoria has developed a resource to help patients prepare for day surgery. It is available in web format and as a PDF download in a number of languages.

When someone dies in residential aged care: Grief and loss for families

For families, the move into residential aged care can cause sadness and worry. Most residents will continue to live in the facility until their death. Experience shows that bereavement, grief, and loss can affect families and residents across the aged care journey, not just after death. This booklet gently guides older people and their families … Continued

After-hours toolkit guide for residential aged care homes

This is a step-by-step explanation of the toolkit components, where to find them, and how to use them.

Childhood asthma management

Resources for healthcare providers in Melbourne’s inner west including: locally accessible support services for referrals clinical management tools quality self-management tools for patients further education and training.

Childhood asthma support – for patients

Resources for children and young people, their parents and carers in Melbourne’s inner west.

Our vision for primary care (NWMPHN)

We aim to help people stay well by supporting providers to deliver better, more accessible primary care in Melbourne’s inner, north and west. To do this, we are working with general practices and other providers to achieve our vision of a primary care system that is: person-centred comprehensive coordinated accessible high-quality and safe. While we … Continued

Topbar brochure for general practices and Aboriginal Medical Services

Topbar is a clinical decision support system. It’s designed to assist medical practitioners at the point of care – when they’re seeing a patient. Using both their own knowledge and Topbar, physicians can make better decisions based on data. We provide all accredited general practices in our region with free access to Topbar as part … Continued

Pen CS CAT Plus Health Informatics Software Booklet for General Practices and Aboriginal Medical Services

The Pen CS ecosystem facilitates secure healthcare data sharing of more than 22 million patient records per month from over 14,000 doctors and 6,000 general practices and Aboriginal Medical Services, across Australia. It enables health care providers to use data insights to improve patient outcomes and drive quality improvement.

Preventing antibiotic resistance: patient handout

Resource for clinics to help prevent antibiotic resistance.

Advance Care Planning brochure

Who will make medical decisions for you if you can’t? Advance care planning is a process of planning for your health care, for a time when you cannot make or communicate your decisions. Complete the order form for hard copies.