Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for health professionals, including aged care providers, pathology providers and health care managers

Collection description

The resources in this collection have been developed for use by health professionals, including pathology providers and healthcare managers.

We also have a collection of resources for the Australian community, including translated resources.

 

Providing health care

CDNA and PHLN joint statement – Revised Australian criteria for the release of persons recovered from COVID-19 from isolation

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guide for general practitioners to inform shared decision making with patients around risk of severe illness related to COVID-19

Prescriptions via telehealth – state and territory rules

COVID-19 National Health Plan – prescriptions via telehealth – a guide for prescribers

COVID-19 National Health Plan – prescriptions via telehealth – a guide for pharmacists

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Primary Care Package – Practice Incentive Payments

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for paramedics and ambulance first responders

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for aeromedical retrieval of patients

Information for support workers and carers on coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for people with disability

Information for health workers in emergency departments supporting people with disability

Information for health workers in hospitals supporting people with disability

Information for health workers supporting people with disability

Information for health and mental health workers supporting people with disability

Information for primary health care services supporting people with disability

Information for Disability Support Providers and Workers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) allied health checklist for receptionists

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Allied health professionals A4 poster: Now open for clients

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Allied health professionals A4 poster: Practice now open

How to self-collect a COVID-19 swab

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Telehealth items guide

What is the National Medical Stockpile?

Personal protective equipment (PPE) for the health workforce

Coronavirus (COVID-19) face shields – a quick guide

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Recommended minimum requirements for the use of masks or respirators by health and residential care workers in areas with significant community transmission

ICEG guidelines on cleaning and disinfection of protective eyewear in health and residential care facilities

Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in hospitals during the COVID-19 outbreak

Coronavirus (COVID-19) wearing personal protective equipment for disability support workers video

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance on use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in non-inpatient health care settings, during the COVID-19 outbreak

Coronavirus (COVID-19) wearing personal protective equipment in aged care video

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – When to use PPE in aged care

Coronavirus (COVID-19) wearing personal protective equipment for allied health professionals video

Guide to personal protective equipment (PPE) for disability care providers

Distribution of PPE through PHNs: Tranche 4, surgical masks and P2/N95 respirators for general practice, community pharmacy, and allied health

Addendum to tranche 4 guidance – distribution of gowns through Primary Health Networks

Addendum to tranche 4 guidance – distribution of eye protection through Primary Health Networks

Distribution of PPE through PHNs: Tranche 5 eye protection for general practices, including ACCHS, and allied health in Queensland

Coronavirus (COVID-19) wearing personal protective equipment for acute care video

Working arrangements

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for workers in residential aged care facilities

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for in-home care workers

CDNA guidance for symptom monitoring in health and aged care workers during the COVID-19 outbreak

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information on work attendance and testing for health and residential aged care workers

Aged care services

Also check the other sections on this page for relevant resources on PPE, working arrangements, training, and hygiene and cleaning.

Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) COVID-19 frequently asked questions for auspices

Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) COVID-19 frequently asked questions for auspices, volume 2

COVID-19 – emergency funding for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers

COVID-19 – changes to Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) flexibility provisions

COVID-19 – other support and programme initiatives for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) flu vaccination poster for aged care facilities

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Restrictions on entry into and visitors to aged care facilities

CDNA national guidelines for the prevention, control and public health management of COVID-19 outbreaks in residential care facilities in Australia

Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak management in residential care facilities

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guide for Home Care Providers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines for infection prevention and control in residential care facilities

Coronavirus (COVID-19) aged care workforce measures frequently asked questions

Workforce Retention Bonus Grant – Residential Care And Home Care

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information for residential aged care providers – emergency leave

Aged care workforce retention bonus – frequently asked questions – for residential and in-home aged care workers

Aged care workforce retention bonus – frequently asked questions – for residential and in-home aged care providers and agencies

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information for residential respite providers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – six steps to stop the spread for aged care workers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – six steps to stop the spread for aged care workers (poster)

Disability services

Guide to personal protective equipment (PPE) for disability care providers

Information for Disability Support Providers and Workers

Information for health and mental health workers supporting people with disability

Information for health workers supporting people with disability

Information for primary health care services supporting people with disability

Information for health workers in hospitals supporting people with disability

Information for health workers in emergency departments supporting people with disability

Management and Operational Plan for People with Disability

Testing

Sample Pooling is a Viable Strategy for SARS-CoV-2 Detection in Low-Prevalence Settings – external article by the Doherty Institute – 2 September 2020

PHLN evidence review on the utility of COVID-19 testing to reduce the 14-day quarantine period

PHLN guidance on nucleic acid test result interpretation for SARS-CoV-2

PHLN guidance on laboratory testing for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19)

PHLN Guidance: COVID-19 Swab Collection – Upper Respiratory Specimen

PHLN guidance on microbiological laboratory infection control measures for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19)

PHLN Recommendations for Non-PHLN Laboratories Undertaking Testing for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19)

PHLN statement on point-of-care serology testing for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19)

PHLN statement on use of saliva as an alternative specimen for the diagnosis of SARS-COV-2

PHLN guidance for serological testing in COVID-19

Information for support workers and carers on coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for people with disability

PHLN statement on asymptomatic testing for SARS-CoV-2

Training

National Principles: Clinical Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus (COVID-19) wearing personal protective equipment in aged care video

Hygiene and cleaning

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines for infection prevention and control in residential care facilities

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Environmental cleaning and disinfection principles for health and residential care facilities

COVID-19 reports

Simulated impacts of COVID-19 scenarios on cancer screening – summary report

COVID-19 scenario modelling for cancer screening programs – the BreastScreen Australia Program

Modelled analysis of hypothetical impacts of COVID-19 related disruptions to the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

Modelled analysis of hypothetical impacts of COVID-19 related disruptions to the National Cervical Screening Program

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Last updated: 
18 September 2020
Publication type: 
Collection
Audience: 
Health sector