Resources for the Gippsland Medicare Local are currently being reviewed and transferred to this site. If you have any suggestions for resources that could benefit you, please email the details to firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Health Victoria Reports
Victorian Health Monitor Report - September 2012
Victorian Health Monitor Food and Nutrition Report – September 2012
General Practice Resources
Expanding Your Practice – A learning module for Nurses in general practice
The Victorian Department of Health has produced an updated version of the MBS. This useful resource presents summarised information on the applicability of relevant MBS item numbers to clients/patients and associated business rules in an easy-to–use format.
GP Psych Support: Free patient management advice from a psychiatrist within 24 hours
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Health Assessments
ATSI Child Health Assessment (0-14 years)
ATSI Adult Health Assessment (15-54 years)
ATSI Older Person Health Assessment (55+ years)
Health Assessment for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People (MBS Item 715) Fact Sheet
General Population Health Assessments
Health assessments MBS items 701, 703, 705, 707, 715 and 10986 Fact Sheet
Health assessment for people aged 45 to 49 years who are at risk of developing chronic disease Fact Sheet
Health assessment for people aged 75 years and older Fact Sheet
Healthy kids check Fact Sheet
Health assessment for people with an intellectual disability Fact Sheet
Health assessment for refugees and other humanitarian entrants Fact Sheet
Comprehensive Medical Assessment (CMA) For Aged Care Residents Fact Sheet
Comprehensive Medical Assessment (CMA) Check List
The Argus E-Referral program provides safe, simple and secure transfer of clinical and patient data via email. The Gippsland Medicare Local is working with specialists, hospitals, community health organisations and allied health providers to implement Argus.
It runs on any doctor’s computer alongside existing clinical software and enhances internet email with additional features for clinical needs such as referrals to external specialists and organisations.
Click here to view the Argus website
Clinical Audit Tool (CAT)
CAT is a clinical information system that supports quality improvement in information management, assists to improve recorded patient data and enhances the business capability of general practice.
Doctors Control Panel Resources
Currently Doctors Control Panel is supported for use with Medical Director / Pracsoft and Best Practice -
Where to get Doctors Control Panel
Links – Health Resources
eheadspace is a confidential, free, anonymous, secure online space where young people aged 12 – 25 can chat or email qualified, youth mental health professionals.
headspace – Central West Gippsland
Community based mental health and well being services specifically developed for young people, aged 12 – 25
headspace School Support
headspace School Support is a new initiative funded by the Federal Government, Department of Health and Ageing, that provides support to secondary school communities affected by the suicide of a student.
Gippsland Psychiatric Advisory Service
Triage will assess and categorise a person’s mental health needs, and a psychiatrist will provide the GP with advice on appropriate treatment and management.