Primary Care - South Western Sydney

South Western Sydney

 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 for Residential Aged Care Facility Staff

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

 COVID-19 Clinical Care

  • COVID-19 Management

 Advance Care Planning (ACP)

 Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death 


 Heart Failure 

  • Advanced or End-stage Heart Failure

 Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease - Symptom Management

 Motor Neurone Disease

 Parkinson's Disease


  • Advanced/Palliative COPD

 New Palliative Care Patient

 Cardiac Devices in Palliative Care

 Emergencies in Palliative Care

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

 Symptom Control 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 
  • Sleep Disturbances in Palliative Care
  • Sweating in Palliative Care
  • Weakness and Fatigue in Palliative Care

 End of Life Overview

 Palliative Care Pain Management

 Medications Used in Palliative Care

  • Opioids Conversion Guidelines

 Subcutaneous Fluid Administration in Palliative Care

 Home-based Care in the Last Days of Life

 RACF-based Care in the Last Days of Life

 Family and Carers in the Last Days  

 Symptom Control in Last Days of Life

  • Bowel Obstruction in the Last Days of Life
  • Breathlessness in the Last Days of Life
  • Nausea and/or Vomiting in the Last Days of Life  
  • Pain in the Last Days of Life  
  • Respiratory Secretions (Death Rattle)
  • Restlessness and/or Agitation in the Last Days of Life  
  • Terminal Crises in the Last Days of Life  

 Urgent Palliative Care Assessment

 GP Pallative Care Resources  

 Non-urgent Community Palliative Care Assessment

 Palliative Care Advice

 Palliative Care Equipment Loans and Purchase

 Palliative Care Support Services

 Before Entering a Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF)    

 Carer Support    

 Mild Cognitive Impairment 

  • 5 Minute Neurological Exam for Patients with Possible Dementia


  • Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)
  • End-stage Dementia


 Depression in Older Adults

  • Antidepressants for Older Adults

 Elder Abuse and Neglect 

 Falls Prevention

 Medication Management Reviews

  • Medication Management and Polypharmacy in Older Persons
    • Dose Administration Aids

 Unexpected Deterioration in an Older Adult

 Healthcare in NSW and Australia 

  • Issuing a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death
  • Organ and Tissue Donation

Page updated 12 October 2022