National Clinical Evidence Taskforce resources
- Risk stratification guidelines – To support GPs to assess the severity of COVID symptoms and determine a suitable treatment pathway for:
- Pulse oximeter guidelines:
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
- Home-Care Guidelines for Patients with COVID-19 - This gives information on providing home-based care to COVID-19 patients who are not deemed to be medium or high risk for severe disease or hospitalisation. This includes patients in a private residential home (including public or community housing), in residential aged care facilities and supported accommodation.
- Managing COVID-19 at home with assistance from your general practice
- Caring for adult patients with post-COVID-19 conditions (Long COVID).
Furloughing and IPC Guidelines
- CDNA National guidelines for public health units
- Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare (2021)
- The Infection Control Expert Group (ICEG) guidance on the use of PPE for health workers in the context of COVID-19
- The World Health Organization (WHO) PPE guidelines.
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) for the health workforce during COVID-19
- Eligibility for Living with COVID PPE bundle
- PPE and pulse oximeter ordering guide for GP, ACCHS and GPRCs
- Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers in the context of COVID-19
- PPE Donning and Doffing in Primary Care
- PPE Donning and Doffing in Residential Aged Care.
- Living with COVID: supporting and strengthening primary care – information for general practitioners (fact sheet) - this facts heet provides information on measures introduced to support GPs safely and confidently manage and monitor COVID-positive patients with mild to moderate symptoms in the community.
- What to expect when you have COVID-19 (fact sheet) – this resource is informed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners’ (RACGP) guidance, Managing COVID-19 at home with assistance from your general practice:
- Resources and Information for Living with COVID.
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