Resources

These resources are useful for primary care professionals working in clinical or community settings.

Are you Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander? A4 poster

| Poster

Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health pack designed to help general practices and health care providers to deliver better, culturally safer care to...

Are you Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander? A3 poster

| Poster

Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health pack designed to help general practices and health care providers to deliver better, culturally safer care to...

RACGP 5 steps towards excellent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare

| Guidelines

Five steps towards excellent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare is a suite of resources that provide a clear and concise summary of the...

Data cleansing – QI activity

| Toolkit

To get the most out of your clinical software, data needs to be collected accurately, recorded in the right place and maintained over time....

Primary Pulse Winter 2019

| Magazine

Magazine focusing on the key issues and partnerships shaping health in the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network region.

Let's talk about cancer – A guide to running a successful Cancer Pop Up Shop

| Toolkit

This guide has been created to help you run an effective Cancer Pop Up Shop. It draws on a successful pilot of two Cancer...

Refugee health guide – MBS Initiatives

| Toolkit

MBS initiatives to help general practices provide quality care to people who have a refugee background.

Refugee health guide – Recording in MedicalDirector and Best Practice software

| Toolkit

A guide to help general practices record refugee status in their medical software.

Refugee health guide – Readiness checklist for general practices

| Toolkit

A checklist to help general practices identify and provide quality care to people who have a refugee background.

Refugee health guide – Make your practice refugee health ready

| Toolkit

A guide to help general practices identify and provide quality care to people who have a refugee background.

Optimised 75+ Health Assessment template – Best Practice

| Template

GP template for conducting a 75+ Health Assessment.

Optimised 75+ Health Assessment template – MedicalDirector

| Template

GP template for conducting a 75+ Health Assessment.

Optimised 75+ Health Assessment template – Word

| Template

GP template for conducting a 75+ Health Assessment.

Optimised 75+ Health Assessment template – PDF

| Template

GP template for conducting a 75+ Health Assessment.

High risk medicines fact sheet – The “Z drugs” - Zopiclone and Zolpidem

| Information sheet

Zopiclone and zolpidem are medications that are sometimes collectively called the “Z drugs”. They are used for the short-term treatment of sleep problems.

High risk medicines fact sheet – Quetiapine

| Information sheet

Quetiapine belongs to a class of medications known as antipsychotics. It is used to treat conditions such as bipolar disorder, mania, schizophrenia, hard to...

High risk medicines fact sheet – Opioid medicines

| Information sheet

Opioids are a group of strong medicines that are used for managing pain. Opioids can be useful in managing strong or cancer-related pain.

High risk medicines fact sheet – Codeine containing analgesics

| Information sheet

Codeine is part of the family known as opioid analgesics. It is commonly found in pain relieving medicines with paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin. Codeine...

High risk medicines fact sheet – Benzodiazepines

| Information sheet

Benzodiazepines are a group of medicines that work in the central nervous system to produce effects including anti-anxiety, sedation, sleep and anti-seizure. They may...

Cancer Screening QI Toolkit

| Toolkit

This free resource will help you undertake structured quality improvement for cancer screening in your practice.

Primary Pulse Autumn 2019

| Magazine

Magazine focusing on the key issues and partnerships shaping health in the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network region.

Primary Pulse Summer 2018

| Magazine

Magazine focusing on the key issues and partnerships shaping health in the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network region.

NWMPHN Financial Report 2018

| Report

This financial report covers North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network, providing formal records of our activities for the year ended 30 June 2018.

CAREinMIND™ Wellbeing Support Service

| Link

Our CAREinMIND™ Wellbeing Support Service provides free, 24/7 phone and online counselling for people who live, work or study in north, west or central...