After Hours GP Helpline 1800 022 222

After Hours GP Helpline 1800 022 222

Aug 2, 2013

How do people use the helpline? When a person calls the helpline, their call is answered by a registered nurse who triages the caller. If the nurse determines that the patient would benefit from speaking to a GP, the patient will then be transfered to a helpline GP. The GP talks with the person, assesses their condition, makes a diagnosis and provides medical...

Advance Care Directive

Advance Care Directive

Jun 25, 2013

As part of the Advance Care Planning process, you may decide to write an Advance Care Directive.  An Advance Care Directive records your specific wishes about treatment that you would like to have in the event of life-threatening illness or injury, and any treatments you would...

Your Personal eHealth Record

Your Personal eHealth Record

Jun 18, 2013

Register for your personal My Health Record at the Department of Health and Ageing website where you’ll find a wealth of information on what it contains, and how to register to access your own, and your children’s personal record. In summary: “A personally controlled eHealth record is a secure online summary of your health information. You...

North Coast Medicare Local

North Coast Medicare Local

Jun 17, 2013

North Coast NSW Medicare Local are responsible for making it easier for patients and service providers to navigate their way through the health care system. Medicare Locals are a national network of primary health care organisations. They build on the work of the Divisions of General Practice Networks.  North Coast NSW Medicare Local is a not for profit...