Primary Care- Nepean Blue Mountains

Nepean Blue Mountains

 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 Clinical Care

  • COVID-19 Assessment and Management in Aged Residential Care

 COVID-19 Practice Setup

  • COVID-19 Preparation of Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) Residents [for GPs]

 Ambulance Referrals from General Practice and Residential Facilities

 Advance Care Planning (ACP)  

  • Education on Advance Care Planning
  • Entering and Sharing an Advance Care Plan

 Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death

 Heart Failure 

  • Advanced or End-stage Heart Failure 

 Advanced Kidney Disease 

 Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

 Parkinson's Disease

 Spinal Cord Compression 

 New Palliative Care Patient

 Emergencies in Palliative Care

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

 Palliative Care in Pain Management

 Symptom Control in Palliative Care

  • Cachexia and anorexia in palliative care
  • Constipation in Palliative Care Patients
  • Corticosteroids for Cancer Symptoms in Palliative Care
  • 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

 Syringe Drivers

 Management of the Terminal Phase

 Palliative Care Referrals

  • Specialist Palliative Care Assessment
  • Palliative Care Nursing
  • Palliative Care Advice
  • NSW Ambulance Authorised Care Plans


  • Advanced and Palliative COPD


 Before Entering Aged Residential Care 

 Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) 

 Carer Stress 

 Cognitive Impairment - Assessment and Management 

  • Cognitive Impairment Flow Chart
  • 5-minute Neurological Exam

 Depression in Older Persons 

  • Antidepressants for Older Persons

 Elder Abuse and Neglect 

 Falls Prevention and Assessment 

 Frailty in Older Adults

 Medication Management in Older Persons

 Unexpected Deterioration in an Older Person


  • Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death

Page updated 6 October 2022