COVID-19 update for practitioners
See Resources for COVID-19 for FAQs by MIPS for members.
Information about the COVID-19 is fluid and regularly updated. MIPS advises practitioners to check state and federal health department websites for regular updates and instructions for health practitioners.
If you are unsure how to handle a matter concerning COVID-19, you can contact MIPS for clinico-legal advice and support on 1800 061 113.
The Australian federal Government Department of Health and other peak bodies are posting updates concerning the virus online.
Medical and general
Call the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 for other queries or if you suspect you have contracted Coronavirus.
Managing the risk
See Resources for the Novel Coronavirus including resources 'For health professionals, including pathology providers and healthcare managers'. You can also obtain posters from RACGP to display in your practice: Patient Alert Infectious Diseases.
To help guide practitioners The University of Sydney has published An Ethics Framework for Making Resource Allocation Decisions within Clinical Care:Responding to COVID-19.
State and territory updates and resources
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