A range of COVID-19 pathways are now available on Western Sydney HealthPathways that have been developed in a state-wide effort to provide primary care with consistent and up-to-date information and clinical guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Available Pathways

Provides regular updates on the latest changes to Western Sydney Local Health District and Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network services due to the impact of COVID-19.

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Written and regularly updated in line with Australia’s response plan to the COVID-19 pandemic, this pathway provides clear and concise guidance to clinicians on assessing and managing patients presenting with possible COVID-19.

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The pathway provides guidance on the process of conducting a telehealth consultation.

The pathway covers the following: 

  • Patient eligibility and suitability for telehealth consultation
  • Guidance on performing patient examinations over the phone
  • Arranging prescriptions, pathology, medical certificates, and diagnostic imaging requests.  

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Provides ongoing updates of MBS item numbers relating to COVID-19.

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Provides guidance on preparing your practice for managing patients, including:

Infection Control

  • Practice setup
  • Staff behaviors
  • Patient education

Care Delivery

  • Control access to the practice
  • Prepare and protect vulnerable patients
  • Manage and protect staff
  • Manage unwell patients at a distance

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Find details of local COVID-19 services and access to personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Western Sydney COVID-19 Clinics providing assessment and testing
  • How and where to arrange testing in Western Sydney
  • Public Health notifications and advice
  • How to access PPE

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Lists the impacts of COVID-19 on the clinical care of other conditions, such as the use of nebulisers and changes to NSW Health Pathology, including the availability of PCR testing for some non COVID viral specimens.

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Western Sydney HealthPathways is a partnership initiative between Western Sydney Primary Health Network (WSPHN), Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) and the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN).

Access Western Sydney HealthPathways

Only health professionals in Western Sydney can access our Western Sydney HealthPathways website.

A password is required. If you don’t have the login details, you can contact our HealthPathways team at healthpathways@wentwest.com.au or call 8811 7100.