Primary Care - Townsville


 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 in Residential Aged Care Facilities

 COVID-19 End-of-Life Care 

 Advance Care Planning (ACP)

  • Entering and Sharing an Advance Care Plan

 Certification of Death

 Medical Care Guidance (MCG)

 Heart Failure

  • Advanced or End-stage Heart Failure

 Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults

  • Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

 Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

  • MND Advanced Care at End of Life

 Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

 Parkinson's Disease


  • Breast Cancer - Established

 Lung Cancer


  • Bereavement Support

 Caring for a Dying Patient at Home

 Caring for a Dying Patient in a RACF

 Hypercalcaemia of Malignancy

 Management of the Terminal Phase

 New Palliative Care Patient

 Spinal Cord Compression

 Subcutaneous Fluid Administration in Palliative Care

 Superior Vena Cava Obstruction (SVCO) in Palliative Care

 Symptom Control in Palliative Care

  • Anxiety, Distress and Agitation
  • Corticosteroids for Cancer Symptoms in Palliative Care
  • Bowel Obstruction 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 
  • Retained Airways Secretions (Death Rattle)
  • Hiccups in Palliative Care
  • Hypercalcaemia of Malignancy
  • Seizures in Palliative Care
  • Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care
  • Oral Care in Palliative Care
  • Pain in Palliative Care and Cancer
    • PQRST Pain Assessment
    • Palliative Care Pain Management
    • Palliative Care Pain Medication
      -  Opioid Conversion Guidelines
  • Pruritus (Itch) in Palliative Care
  • Raised Intracranial Pressure
  • Sleep Disturbances in Palliative Care
  • Sweating in Palliative Care
  • Weakness and Fatigue in Palliative Care

 Syringe Drivers

 Palliative Care Requests

  • Acute Palliative Care Referral
  • Non Acute Palliative Care Referral
  • Palliative Care Nursing
  • Palliative Care Advice
  • Palliative Care Equipment Loans and Purchase


  • Bereavement Support

 Cognitive Impairment and Dementia 

  • 5 Minute Neurological Exam
  • Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)


 Depression in Older Adults 

  • Antidepressants for Older Persons  

 Falls Prevention 

  • Falls Assessment Quick Checklist  

 Medication Management Review 

 Older Person's Health General Practice Assessment 

  • Before Entering Aged Residential Care  
  • Frailty in Older Adults  

 Unexpected Deterioration in an Older Adult 

Page updated 21 September 2022