The General Practice Update includes information for primary care providers about Western Health Departments and Services. The update is sent hard copy to local general practices and to subscribers via email.
Referrals to our Cancer Services
New – Request for Lung Function Test
Early Pregnancy Assessment Service
Family Foundation: A free 10 session program
Changes – Adult Diabetes Clinic
Education Event – Diabetes Management
GP Orthopaedic Hotline
Important changes to be aware of with first trimester screening
Introducing new pre-referral guidelines for Gynaecology clinics at Western Health – what needs to be included in your referrals
Virtual Fracture Clinic
Western Health Emergency Department Matrix
Maternity key contacts
Fracture care and prevention program
New Falls and Fracture clinic
Vietnamese Breastfeeding Resource
Reaccreditation for SMCA
Results of the GP survey
Important changes to ACAS referrals
Non-Emergency Patient Transport Pilot
Updated Guidelines for Shared Maternity Care Affiliates
Hospital Admission Risk Program
Ensuring your referrals are received-do you have the correct details for referrals?
Thank you from maternity services. Quality of referrals improving with new referral form
Family Planning Clinic Changes
Sunshine Hospital Radiation Therapy Centre
Upcoming Western Health Education
Jul - Aug 2015
Closure of Perinatal Emotional Health Program
Lung Function Lab now open at Sunshine
New dedicated GP phone lines in ED
Rapid Access to Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Pathway
Gynaecology Referral Guidelines
Mercy and Western Day Hospice
Strengthening Hospitals in Melbourne’s West
Doctor relocation from Sunshine Private Consulting rooms
Important service change information March 2015
Western Health is pleased to announce the availability of new critical care services at Sunshine Hospital. The addition of Intensive Care and Cardiac services has enabled a realignment of services across both Footscray and Sunshine Hospitals.
Updated directory of service locations and contact details for Western Health acute services
New Victorian Access Policy for Specialist Clinics
Updates on services and referrals
Moving house - service changes
Stress MIBI—direct referrals to Cardiology for abnormal results
Pharmacy Medication summary — sent automatically
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