​​Information for GPs ​

Appointment Reminder Translation Tool

​Created by the South Western Sydney Local Health District, the appointment reminder translation tool allows you to translate appointment details into your clients language​

Health assessment​​

Fact sheet: Health Assessment for refugees and other humanitarian entrants into Australia​ 

​Medicare Billing

Factsheet: Medicare Benefits Schedule​​

Mental health referral

For mental health concerns, consider 'NSW Service for the Treatment and rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma survivors (STARTTS)


​Other resources

​Hunter New England Health Pathways

HealthPathways empowers clinicians with locally agreed information to make the right decisions, together with patients, at the point of care - https://hne.healthpathways.org.au/index.htm

NSW Refugee Health Plan (2011-16)

The statewide plan for improving the health and well-being of refugees and people with refugee-like experiences who have settled in New South Wales - https://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/PD2011_014.pdf

Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide​

​​​The Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide can be used by doctors, nurses and other primary care providers to inform on-arrival and ongoing health care for people from refugee backgrounds, including people seeking asylum - http://refugeehealthguide.org.au/

Refugee Health Network ​

Recommendations for comprehensive post-arrival health assessments for people from refugee-like backgroundshttps://www.asid.net.au/documents/item/1225

Why Focus on Refugee Health: A resource of the Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide

Experiences of Torture and Trauma: Psychological and Physical Effects, Management and Psychological Approaches

Child and Adolescent Health: A resource of the Australiuan Refugee Health Practice Guide

Multicultural NSW​

Multicultural NSW promotes community harmony and social cohesion in one of the most culturally diverse states in the world​ - https://multicultural.nsw.gov.au/