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This page offers an overview of key COVID-19 announcements from WA Primary Health Alliance, Federal and State Governments, and other key organisations.

General Practice Update

WA Primary Health Alliance partners with WA Department of Health, Australian Medical Association (WA), Rural Health West, WA Primary Health Alliance, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, WA General Practice Education and Training and Royal Australian College of General Practitioners WA to bring GPs across the state a daily COVID-19 update. This covers topics such as MBS items, telehealth, testing, clinical information, WA Department of Health updates, webinars and other useful resources.

Latest editions

  • Wednesday 5 August 2020 -  GPs still key source of mental health support during COVID-19, latest WA Health Clinician Alert and an inviation to the AMA (WA) Town Hall
  • Wednesday 29 July 2020 - Residential Aged Care FAQs, WACHS seeking GPs for rural hospitals and the launch of the COVID-19 Last Days of Life
  • Wednesday  22 July 2020 -  11 GP Respiratory Clinics now operational in WA, Telehealth stage 7 update and supporting senior Australians during COVID-19
  • Wednesday 15 July 2020 -  Latest WA Health Clinician Alrt and updated testing criteria, Medicare-subsidised telehealth services and HealthPathways WA 
  • Wednesday 8 July 2020 - Updated tested criteria, providing Aboriginal patients with culturally safe care during  COVID-19 and new disability advisory service for health professionals

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Recent highlights and announcements regarding the response to COVID-19, relevant to the delivery of primary care across Western Australia.

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March 2020

Practice Assist acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Owners and Elders of this country
and recognises the significant importance of their cultural heritage, values and beliefs and how these
contribute to the positive health and wellbeing of the whole community.