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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

  • Friday 29 May 2020 - Ramp up of elective surgery, asymptomatic testing, guidance for healthcare
  • Tuesday 26 May 2020 - Clinician Alert #26, a message for your online bookings page, new multilingual COVID-19 app
  • Friday 22 May 2020 - World Family Doctor Day celebrated, easing restrictions of elective surgery, GP-led respiratory clinics plus how to watch this week's GP webinar
  • Tuesday 19 May 2020 - Six GP Respiratory Clinics now operational, Serious Shortage Medicine Substitution Notice: Metformin, World Family Doctor Day
  • Monday 18 May 2020 - Updates changing to twice weekly, $48.1 Million for National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan

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

May 2020

April 2020

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.