Hypertension

  This flow diagram is taken from the Red Whale team’s online handbook which is available here. To get a subscription for 12 months will cost £80 (approximately $146) and I think it is thoroughly worth it. Would you like to write for TeachMeGP? We are always looking for new authors on a whole host […]

Inhaler technique

Inhaler without spacer Inhaler with spacer Inhaler plus spacer with face mask for children (with parental assistance) Inhaler plus spacer with face mask for children (unsupervised) Accuhaler These videos are produced by Asthma Australia and are used here with thanks. Would you like to write for TeachMeGP? We are always looking for new authors on […]

PBS Authority Scripts

Occasionally a script you generate will need you to call the PBS in order for you to generate a code which goes on the prescription. This is the case for certain antibiotics such as those used in treatment resistant conditions where antibiotic resistance has been identified by the microbiologists. In this circumstance you should be […]

Prescription Shopping Information Service

This is an excellent resource. It is a telephone number to check if medicare is aware of an issue regarding patient receiving multiple prescriptions from multiple prescribers. Simply call the number, give them your prescriber number, and the patient’s medicare number and they well tell you if they are known to have issues with doctor […]

Useful GP Resources

Resources I have starred means I use them all the time (daily or weekly). CIAP – full of guidance for best practice. It permits access to the following and is available for all staff working for the NSW public health system. I use eTG, Mims, Up to date, and AMH (probably in order of frequency) […]