Additional Resources

NPS

Updated 21/05/2020

COVID-19 information hub 

Visit the NPS MedicineWise COVID-19 information hub to keep up to date with the latest evidence and emerging information about medicines and medical tests, including FAQs, consumer information and evidence summaries. 

Visit the COVID-19 hub

A helpful resource ‘Language Guide’ that all can use to provide comfort for individuals and families during the COVID 19 response.

COVID Language Guide

ASHM

ASHM has a list of resources on thier site at https://www.ashm.org.au/covid-19/ including print, multilingual, Federal and State governments and more.

MBS Synapse Medical

COVID MBS items Special Edition Nurse Practitioners, No. 19, 4 April 2020

You can access addtional MBS information from Synapse Medical.  COVID-19 specific resources can be found at https://synapsemedical.com.au/news/category/covid-mbs-billing-faqs/.

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The ACNP Member resources has a Member Fact Sheet and draft lettres and processes to help you follow up your refusal of referrals.

read the Positin Statement from the Royal College of pathologists of Australia relating to COVID19 IgG/IgM RAPID POCT TESTS 

https://www.rcpa.edu.au/getattachment/bf9c7996-6467-44e6-81f2-e2e0cd71a4c7/COVID19-IgG-IgM-RAPID-POCT-TESTS.aspx 

The office of the National Health Practitioner Ombudsman and Privacy Commissioner is available to support health practitioners during the COVID-19 pandemic. I have attached a recent statement from the Ombudsman and Commissioner which details how our office may be able to assist during this challenging time and I would be grateful if you shared this information with your members. The statement is also available on our website: www.nhpopc.gov.au/covid-19.