The WA Chief Health Officer has broadened the definition of healthcare settings to include general practice when determining whether to place work permissions/restrictions on a healthcare worker after a COVID-19 exposure.
The Furloughing of Healthcare Staff – Interim Guidance
document now applies to WA public sector clinicians, private health providers in hospital settings, general practices
These guidelines should be implemented immediately
for these groups.
Please note that the Interim Guidance document should be read in conjunction with the information on this ‘Transition policies and resources’ webpage