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Clinical


2 June 2020
UPDATED – COVID-19 FAQ

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27 May 2020
UPDATED – Pandemic Planning Advice

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8 May 2020
Conducting or Receiving a COVID-19 Respiratory Specimen Collection

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7 May 2020
SA Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services Testing for COVID-19

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COVID-19 Community Response Framework

4 May 2020
UPDATED – COVID-19 Community Response Framework

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27 April 2020
Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support Communique during COVID-19 Pandemic

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24 April 2020
UPDATED – Outreach Influenza Immunisation Clinic Guideline

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23 April 2020
Medicare Cheat Sheet With Numbers

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17 April 2020
Vaccination Communique

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Key information sources – national and state

Australian Government COVID-19 health alert

Australian Government COVID-19 advice for the health and aged care sector. From here you can access:

Government of South Australia COVID-19 website

SA Health COVID-19 homepage
From here you can access:

Newsletters and updates

NACCHO coronavirus information

Chief Medical Officer GP Updates on Coronavirus
Bi-weekly updates from Professor Brendan Murphy.  > Subscribe Here

SA Health updates for GPs
Dr Danny Byrne has been appointed the SA Health COVID-19 Liaison GP. He is sending out regular updates to SA GPs; practice managers, nurses, allied health etc. also welcome to subscribe.  > Subscribe

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Coronavirus information for GPs

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine: COVID-19 support

Resources for health professionals

Australian Government: Resources for health professionals, including aged care providers, pathology providers and healthcare managers

SA Health: COVID-19 information for health professionals

Management of suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases

National COVID-19 clinical evidence taskforce: National clinical guidelines for COVID-19

SA Health Public Health Alerts – for current case definition and testing criteria

Australian Government Interim advice on non-inpatient care of persons with suspected or confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

SA Health Flowchart:
Infection control recommendations with patients with suspected Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) present to Emergency Departments (ED) or General Practitioners (GPs) (under Fact sheets and flowcharts for health professionals) – download PDF

SA Health General Practitioner Fact Sheet:
GP guideline for assessment and testing of patients who telephone the practice seeking care
(under Fact sheets and flowcharts for health professionals) – download PDF

SA Health Fact Sheet: Process for ordered self-isolation
(under Fact sheets and flowcharts for health professionals) – download PDF

Infection control

SA Health Flowchart:
Infection control recommendations with patients with suspected Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) present to Emergency Departments (ED) or General Practitioners (GPs) (under Fact sheets and flowcharts for health professionals) – download PDF

Personal protective equipment

Non-inpatient care
Australian Government: Interim advice on non-inpatient care of persons with suspected or confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Inpatient care
Australian Government: Interim recommendations for the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during hospital care of people with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Supply of surgical masks via Primary Health Networks

Other resources

Environmental management

SA Health Fact Sheet: COVID-19 environmental management
(under Fact sheets and flowcharts for health professionals) – download PDF

SA Health Fact Sheet: Waste management for health care
(under Fact sheets and flowcharts for health professionals) – download PDF

SA Health Fact Sheet: Respiratory hygiene stations for general practice (under Fact sheets and flowcharts for health professionals) – download PDF

SA Health: Environmental hygiene in healthcare

Pathology and specimen collection advice

SA Pathology: Coronavirus information page

SA Pathology: Collection of respiratory virus specimens – download PDF

Information for patients 

SA Health Patient Information Pack – for people with a positive test for coronavirus (under Fact sheets and flowcharts for health professionals) – download PDF

Residential care facilities

Australian Government COVID-19 guidelines for outbreaks in residential care facilities

Australian Government COVID-19 information for workers in residential aged care facilities

SA Health: Information for aged care residents and families
(under Fact sheets and flowcharts for health professionals) – download PDF

 

Education


 

Updates


SA Health Latest Updates COVID-19

SA Health Media Releases

 

AHCSA Announcements


6 April 2020
COVID-19 News: Update from AHCSA

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27 March 2020
COVID-19 News: World-wide Shortage of PPE

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27 March 2020
COVID-19 News: AHCSA COVID-19 Clinical Working Group

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19 March 2020
Message from CEO: PPE Access and Allocation

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17 March 2020
COVID-19 News: State-Wide Member Support Team

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16 March 2020
COVID-19 News: from AHCSA Public Health Medical Officer

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Social Emotional Wellbeing – Workforce

 

 


NDIS

22nd April 2020
NDIS and COVID-19 Update

Meeting held: 8th April, 2020

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22nd April 2020
NDIS Stories and Videos

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Personal Protective Equipment Education

HOW TO USE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) CORRECTLY

23rd April 2020
Education on Donning and Doffing Your PPE

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23rd April 2020
Health Provider PPE Donning and Doffing Training

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23rd April 2020
Setting Up Donning And Doffing Stations

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23rd April 2020
Lets Talk About Masks

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23rd April 2020
 PPE Doffing PDF

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23rd April 2020
 PPE Donning PDF

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23rd April 2020
 Strive For 5 Clean Hands Jive Checklist PDF

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