Chronic Disease


The Chronic Disease Program is designed to assist practices manage chronic disease patients.

The Network is able to assist in the following areas:

  • Information Management
  • Data cleansing and coding
  • Canning Data Extraction Tool
  • Recall / Reminder / Disease Registers
  • Nurse led chronic disease clinics (ie diabetes, asthma)
  • MBS items – explanations, guidelines, forms etc
  • Medical software training
  • Chronic disease self management for patients

The Network has employed a Diabetes Educator to undertake Diabetes Mini-Clinics and consultations in towns where WA Country Health Services do not provide regular clinics.  Contact Nyaree Lawler, Diabetes Educator, on  (08) 9621 1530  (Tuesday to Thursday) or email diabetes@wheatbelt.com.au for more information.

The Network's Dietitian conducts Lifestyle Modification Programs for people at risk of Type 2 Diabetes.  For more information, email dietitian@wheatbelt.com.au or phone  (08) 9621 1530.

Melita Jensen, Pharmacist, is a member of the team of growing Allied Health Professionals at the Network.  Melita can provide a range of services including Home Medicine Reviews.  Contact Melita for more information on  (08) 9621 1530 or email pharmacist@wheatbelt.com.au.





 


Updated 1 June 2011

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