Primary Care- Central Coast

Central Coast

 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 Pathways

  • COVID-19 Assessment and Management in Residential Aged Care

 COVID-19 Impact and Recent Changes

  • COVID-19 Impact on Clinical Care

 Ambulance Referrals from General Practice and Residential Facilities

 Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death

 Advance Care Planning (ACP) 

 Heart Failure 

  • Advanced or End-stage Heart Failure 

 Motor Neurone Disease (MND)


 Parkinson's Disease

 Malignant Spinal Cord Compression 

 New Palliative Care Patient

 Emergencies in Palliative Care

  • Acute Crises in Palliative Care
  • Bowel Obstruction in Palliative Care
  • Hypercalcaemia of Malignancy
  • Malignant Spinal Cord Compression
  • Raised Intracranial Pressure in Malignancy
  • Superior Vena Cava Obstruction (SVCO) in Palliative Care
  • Terminal Haemorrhage in Palliative Care

 Medications in Palliative Care

  • Fentanyl in Palliative Care

 Symptom Management 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
  • Delirium in Palliative Care  
  • Diabetes in Palliative Care 
  • Dyspnoea in Palliative Care Patients 
  • Excess or Retained Secretions in Palliative Care
  • Hiccups in Palliative Care
  • Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care
  • Oral Care in Palliative Care
  • Pruritus (Itch) in Palliative Care
  • Sleep Disturbances in Palliative Care
  • Sweating in Palliative Care
  • Weakness and Fatigue in Palliative Care

 Caring for a Dying Patient in a Residential Aged Care Facility

 Syringe Drivers

 Terminal Phase Management

 Palliative Care Referrals

  • Palliative Care Specialist Assessment
  • Adult Inpatient Palliative Care
  • Paediatric Inpatient Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care Advice
  • Palliative Care Support

 Late-Stage / Palliative COPD

 Before Entering Aged Residential Care 

 Cognitive Impairment 

  • Cognitive Impairment Flow Chart
  • 5 Minute Neurological Exam for Patients with Possible Dementia
  • Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms (BPSD)


 Depression in Older Persons 

  • Antidepressants for Older People

 Driver Assessment of Older Patients 


  • Falls - Screening
  • Falls - Assessment and Management
    • Falls - Assessment Quick Checklist 

 Medication Management and Polypharmacy in Older Persons 

 Unexpected Deterioration in an Older Person

 Organ and Tissue Donation 

Page updated 6 October 2022