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Changes to referral templates for mental health


Gold Coast Primary Health Network (GCPHN) has recently updated referral templates for all PHN-funded Mental Health Programs and the Persistent Pain Program. The referral templates that have been changed are: 
  • Mental Health Stepped Care Services referral. The programs included on this referral are:
    • Low Intensity Groups, NewAccess
    • Psychological Services Program
    • Severe and Complex Care Coordination – Plus Social Program
  • Psychological Services Exceptional Circumstances referral
  • GCPHN Persistent Pain Program referral

Changes to the Stepped Care Services and Psychological Services Exceptional Circumstances referral templates:

  • a healthcare card number is now required on the form

Changes to Persistent Pain referral template:

For Word and clinical software templates:
  • Medical Objects address for secure messaging added
  • Email address removed
  • Fax number (reiterate the new fax number)
For clinical software templates only:
  • Automated fields for patient clinical history added

Please click here to download the referral templates in your general practice software. A Word and PDF version are also available. Please scroll down the page to Mental Health  – Public Community Services, and Persistent Pain – Public Community Services. 

If you would like further information on GCPHN Stepped Care Programs, please visit our HealthyGC website or call our Intake and Triage team on 07 3186 4000.
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