Tools and Resources
Patient Centred Medical Home Assessment
This PCMH readiness assessment was commissioned by WentWest Primary Health Network for Australian general practices.
Patient Centred Medical Home transition handbook
This digital handbook and self-assessment tool for implementation of the PCMH model, developed by North Coast Public Health Network, is a transition program based on a quality improvement approach.
The provision of capital funds is bringing together Commonwealth-funded general practice and state-funded primary and community healthcare services. This is achieved using co-location, hub-and-spoke, or virtual integration models.
Medicare Benefits Schedule book
The schedule for professional services, by the Australian Government Department of Health.
Conducting quality health assessments in general practice
This document by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners provides advice regarding Medicare Benefits Schedule item numbers for health assessments.
Standards for Patient Centred Medical Homes
This web resource covers the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners' Medical Home Standards.
Australian Digital Health Agency information and videos that explain the national electronic medical record, My Health Record.
HealtheNet is NSW’s patient information system. It links local health district clinical software with My Health Record and general practices through secure electronic messaging. This site includes an easy-to-understand video explaining the system's functions.
Patient Reported Measures Program
This program aims to enable patients to provide direct, timely feedback about their health related outcomes and experiences, to drive improvement and integration of healthcare across NSW.
Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service
This free NSW Health personal telephone health coaching service provides the expertise and motivation to help people reach their goals.
Privacy manual for health information
This manual provided by NSW Health for its employees provides information about privacy for the collection, use, exchange or disclosure of patients' personal information.
These principles from the Office of Australian Information Commissioner outline how all private health service providers, including general practitioners, must handle, use and manage personal information.
This web resource by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners includes a handbook, template and pamphlet designed for general practices.