Additional Resources

NPS

Encouraging all Australians to be medicinewise during COVID-19.  

The emergence of COVID-19 has meant being medicinewise is more important than ever and recognising this we have collated resources in our medicinewise hub which we are encouraging our members to share with their networks.  

We thank you for your support to help all Australians be medicinewise. If you have any questions or if you require any further information, please contact me on the below details.  

Level 7 / 418a Elizabeth St
Surry Hills NSW 2010
PO Box 1147
Strawberry Hills
NSW 2012

P. +61 2 8217 8729
F. (02) 9211 7578
DPignatiello@nps.org.au
www.nps.org.au

Independent, not-for-profit and evidence based, NPS MedicineWise enables better decisions about medicines, medical tests and other health technologies.

 


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.