Primary Care - Australian Capital Territory

ACT/Southern NSW

 Indicates HealthPathways that have not been localised.

Indicates HealthPathways that contain information specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.

Indicates HealthPathways that specific to people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

 COVID-19 Assessment and Management

  • COVID-19 Residential Aged Care
  • COVID-19 Management

 Advance Care Planning (ACP)  

  • Completing Advance Care Plans

 Heart Failure 

  • Advanced or End-stage Heart Failure

 Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease - Symptom Management

 Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

 Parkinson's Disease

 New Palliative Care Patient  

  • Caring for a Dying Patient at Home

 Emergencies in Palliative Care

  • Acute Crises in Palliative Care
  • Bowel Obstruction in Palliative Care
  • Hypercalcaemia of Malignancy
  • Malignant Spinal Cord Compression in Palliative Care
  • Raised Intracranial Pressure in Palliative Care
  • Seizures in Palliative Care
  • Terminal Haemorrhage in Palliative Care

 Management of the Terminal Phase 

  • Subcutaneous Fluid Administration in Palliative Care

 Symptom Control in Palliative Care

  • Anxiety, Distress, and Agitation in Palliative Care
  • Cachexia and anorexia in palliative care
  • Constipation in Palliative Care Patients
  • Cough in Palliative Care
  • Diabetes in Palliative Care 
  • Delirium in Palliative Care  
  • Dyspnoea in Palliative Care Patients  
  • Hiccups in Palliative Care
  • Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care
  • Oral Care in Palliative Care
  • Pruritus (Itch) in Palliative Care
  • Respiratory Secretions
  • Sleep Disturbances in Palliative Care
  • Sweating in Palliative Care
  • Weakness and Fatigue in Palliative Care

 Palliative Care Pain Management

 Palliative Care Referrals

  • Urgent Palliative Care Referrals or Admission
  • Non-urgent Palliative Care Referrals
  • Palliative Care Advice
  • Palliative Care Equipment Loans and Purchase
  • Palliative Care Community and Support Services


  • Late-Stage / Palliative COPD

 Advance Care Planning (ACP)  

  • Completing Advance Care Plans

 Before Entering Aged Residential Care 

 Changed Behaviours in Dementia 

 Cognitive Impairment and Dementia  

  • Changed Behaviours in Dementia

 Depression in Older Adults

  • Antidepressants for Older Adults

 Abuse of Older People  

 Falls - Assessment and Management  

 Frailty in Older Adults

 Medication Management and Polypharmacy in Older Persons

 Medication Management Reviews

 Unexpected Deterioration in an Older Adult

 Issuing a Death Certificate 

  • Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death - ACT
  • Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death - NSW

Page updated 13 October 2022