Loading Events

« All Events

Long COVID in general practice and new statewide referral criteria update | Online

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


New statewide referral criteria for advice on the management of long COVID came into effect on 1 July 2023. This session will provide an update on the criteria and help increase understanding of long COVID and how best to support patients.


  • Dr Bernard Shiu, director of Geelong Long COVID Clinic and clinical director of Banksia Medical Centre. Bernard also holds a senior clinical lecturer position at Deakin University and the University of Notre Dame Australia and is a member of the National Clinical Evidence Taskforce.
  • Dr Kate Graham, GP at Lister House Medical Clinic in Natimuk, Western Victoria PHN COVID-19 and public health clinical advisor and lead clinical editor for the VicTas suite of COVID-19 HealthPathways.
  • Dr Shumaila Panhwar, GP at Turn the Corner Medical Clinic in Northcote and clinical editor at HealthPathways Melbourne.

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the causes of long COVID, its symptoms, and how best to manage it.
  • Describe the general practice role in managing long COVID.
  • Identify whether a long COVID patient can be managed in general practice or needs to be referred according to the new state referral criteria.

Click here for more information and to register.


North Western Melbourne PHN
03 9347 1188