Primary Care - Melbourne (Eastern Melbourne and North Western Melbourne)

Eastern Melbourne & North Western Melbourne

 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 Positive Management
  • COVID-19 Aged Residential Care Assessment and Management
  • COVID-19 Palliative Care

 Advance Care Planning (ACP) 

  • ACP Advice and Assistance
  • ACP Documents and Forms
  • ACP Important Terms

 Certification of Death

 Heart Failure 

  • Advanced or End-stage Heart Failure

 Pancreatic Cancer

  • Pancreatic Cancer - Established

 Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

 Parkinson's Disease

 Brain Tumours

 Cancer of Unknown Primary

  Palliative Care Overview

 Caring for a Dying Patient in a RACF

 Caring for a Dying Patient at Home

 Emergencies in Palliative Care

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

 New Palliative Care Patient

 Pain Management in Palliative Care

Pain Medications in Palliative Care

  • Syringe Drivers

 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
  • Diabetes Mellitus 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
  • Retained Airways Secretions (Death Rattle)
  • Sleep Disturbances in Palliative Care
  • Sweating in Palliative Care
  • Weakness and Fatigue in Palliative Care

 Terminal Phase Management

  • Subcutaneous Fluid Administration in Palliative Care

 GP Palliative Care Resources

 Palliative Care Services Referrals

  • Acute Palliative Care Assessment (Same-Day)
  • Specialist Palliative Care Services (SPCS)
  • Palliative Care Advice


  • Advanced or End-stage COPD

 Bereavement, Grief, and Loss

 Carer Stress  


 Dementia and Cognitive Impairment 

  • 5 Minute Neurological Exam for Patients with Possible Dementia
  • Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)

 Depression in Older Adults 

  • Antidepressants for Older Adults

 Elder Abuse and Neglect 

 Falls Prevention, Assessment, and Management 

  • Balance and Strength Tests

 Frailty in Older Adults 

 Medication Management and Polypharmacy in Older Adults 

 RACF Related Care 

  • Before Entering a Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF)

 Unexpected Deterioration in an Older Adult

 Older Adults' Referrals 

  • Dementia Resources and Support Services
    • Palliative Care

 Carer Resources and Support Services

 Forms and Resources

  • Certification of Death
  • Organ and Tissue Donation

Page updated 30 September 2022