Delivering a Healthy WA
Department of Health - General Practice  

Welcome to the Department of Health - General Practice website.

This website is currently being reviewed to be able to provide a relevant and easy to navigate site for links and information relevant to your general practice in WA and your patients.

Feedback and suggestions can be sent to the mentioned email address

Hospital Liaison General Practitioners (HLGPs) provide a vital link between hospitals, General Practice Networks/Medicare Locals, general practitioners and other primary care services to improve the continuum of patient care through improved communication, contributing to system improvement and fostering partnerships. Contact your health services for more information.


Important information for referrers

On 24 February 2014 the Department of Health launched its new Central Referral Service to better manage external referrals for patients requiring a first specialist outpatient appointment within the public health system. Click here for more information about the Central Referral Service.