Useful resources for General Practice

Lots of links on this page so keep scrolling . . . .

Clinical Guidelines

Companion House Clinical Guidelines – Clinical Guidelines complete document or by components:

Table of Contents;

Ch 1: Companion House;

Ch 2: Screening Guidelines;

Ch 3: What to do about…;

Ch 4: Essential medicines

Appendix 1: Key dates in history of refugee source countries

Appendix 2: Management of Vit D Deficiency in Children

Appendix 3: Management of Vit D Deficiency in Adults

Appendix 4: Catch Up Immunisation

Appendix 5: Treatment of H. Pylori with Current Dyspeptic Symptoms

Appendix 6: Treatment of H. Pylori without Current Dyspeptic Symptoms

Desk Top guide

Caring for Patients in General Practice a Desk Top Guide

A concise guide that provides important summary information for GPs working with clients from refugee backgrounds published by VFST.

Promoting Refugee Health from Victorian Refugee Health Network

A guide for doctors, nurses and other health care providers caring for people from refugee backgrounds published by VFST.

General practice management of type 2 diabetes

Guidelines published by RACGP

Australian STI Management Guidelines

Guidelines published by Australasian Sexual Health Alliance

Primary Care Providers and Hepatitis C

Information to assist primary carers published by Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine

Hepatitis B: The B Positive guidelines for primary care

Guidelines published by Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine

Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Health assessment for refugees and other humanitarian entrants

Fact sheet giving details of health assessments for refugees and other humanitarian entrants under Medicare items 701, 703, 705 and 707

Help with the Translator and Interpreter Service (TIS)

To register for free service as a private medical practitioner

Information on how to use TIS and book an interpreter

Information to help health professionals communicate with people and communities who speak languages other than English – requires registration for log in

Health Translations – Victorian Government site

Additional information for health professional in ACT and Southern NSW – requires registration for log in

Health Pathways ACT and SNSW

Clearing house for refugee health research in Australia

Refugee Research Clearing House

 

How to find us

Directions

By Bus from Belconnen: Bus Route 40 leaves from Belconnen Community Bus Station Platform 3 or Belconnen Westfield Bus Station Platform 1. Tell the driver you want to get off at Cook Community Hub near Cook Shops. By Bus from Civic: Bus Route 40 leaves from City Bus Station Platform 5:Tell the driver you want to get off at Cook Community Hub near Cook Shops. By Car: Come to Cook Community Hub, 41 Templeton St Cook – free parking is available. Our main entrance is in from the end of the building closest to Cook Shops.

Contact Us

61 2 6251 4550


info@companionhouse.org.au


41 Templeton St Cook ACT 2614 Australia


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