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Type: On-demand
Recorded: 2 May 2022

Contact

For more information:
Email: Samantha Milat
Call: 02 9886 4707

Price

RACGP Members: Free for Members
Non-Members: Free

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NSW COVID-19 Update

On-demand recorded 2 May 2022

With the move to Health Direct notifying GPs of their patients being COVID positive and the possibility of them needing treatment, Specialists will provide an introduction to the change process from the current system to the future system, including;

a. What happens with the patients who are deemed to be at risk and may need antivirals
b. How contact is made with the general practice (SMD) and what it will say; including the follow up phone call to alert the practice of the communication
c. What happens after hours/non response from the GP, and what happens to those patients who don’t nominate a GP
d. The SMS communication and education of patients to also contact their GP within 24 hours

NSW Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerry Chant will also provide an update on the current COVID situation in NSW, and
Dr Walid Jammal, GP, will recap what GPs are expected to do and how to prescribe.

Learning outcomes

  1. Discuss what happens with patients who are deemed at risk and may need antivirals
  2. Explain how contact is made with general practice (SMD) and what it will say, including the follow up phone call to alert the practice of the communication
This event attracts 2 CPD points

This event attracts 2 CPD points

Presenters

A/Prof Charlotte Hespe
Chair, RACGP NSW&ACT

Charlotte Hespe works part time in clinical General Practice in Inner City Glebe as a Principal of a 16 Dr Group Practice. She also works as Head of General Practice and Primary Care Research for University of Notre Dame, Australia, School of Medicine, Sydney. She is actively involved with the RACGP, and is current chair RACGP NSW/ACT Faculty Council and a Director on the RACGP Board.

Dr Walid Jammal
MBBS FRACGP DCH M. Health Law

Dr Kerry Chant
Chief Health Officer, NSW Ministry of Health

Dr Amith Shetty
Clinical Director, Patient Experience and System Performance Support

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