Useful resources for General Practice
Companion House Clinical Guidelines – Clinical Guidelines complete document or by components:
A concise guide that provides important summary information for GPs working with clients from refugee backgrounds published by VFST.
Promoting Refugee Health
A guide for doctors, nurses and other health care providers caring for people from refugee backgrounds published by VFST.
If you would like a copy of this 350 page guide please email Companion Houseinfo@companionhouse.org.au and provide us with your contact person and postal address and we will send it to you
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)
Information to help health professionals communicate with people and communities who speak langiages other than English
Reliable translated health information
Clearing house for refugee health research in Australia
How to find us
DirectionsBy 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 Us61 2 6251 4550
41 Templeton St Cook ACT 2614 Australia