AAAPC RESPONSES TO PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS
AAAPC POLICY STATEMENTS & PAPERS
- AAAPC Strategic Plan 2023 - 2025
- AAAPC Discussion Paper - Models of National PBRN's (February 2022)
- AAAPC Constitution - updated following EGM December 2019
- AAAPC Strategic Plan 2020-22
- AAAPC Strategic Plan 2017
- General Terms of Reference for AAAPC Subcommittees
- Value of Primary Health Care Research - Policy Brief
- AAAPC statement on national PHC PBRN
- AAAPC Policy on research endorsement
- AAAPC Policy on PBRN support in PHC research funding
COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR PRIMARY CARE
These resources are not meant to replace official information but merely to provide useful links.
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN AUSTRALIA?
The best summary data - updated at least daily - is currently:
Some 10-day data projections are obtainable at:
For international comparison the FT daily update is excellent (paywalled):
WHAT SHOULD THE MEDICAL PROFESSION DO?
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) recommendations for public, schools, aged care facilities, etc:
The WHO Report on China suggests a rigorous but graduated approach: initial emphasis on exhaustive case finding, tracing, isolation; public education on prevention; and PREPARATION for more stringent measures such as school closure:
An excellent discussion of the report is by WHO’s Bruce Aylward with a video on what China did i.e., lockdown only in Wuhan, other places controlled by public info, test, detect, etc:
WHAT SHOULD GPS DO?
RACGP information is available at the link below (especially criteria for suspected cases):
GPsDownUnder (Kat McLean & Wendy Burton) blog posts on workplace strategies:
The BMJ has a helpful chart for primary care:
BMJ blog also has an excellent piece by Susan Michie explaining the behavioural model and approaches for slowing the outbreak
WHAT SHOULD THE PUBLIC KNOW?
Messages on the ABC dedicated page are useful: