In June 2011, Austin Health introduced a new statewide IT system for health, HealthSMART. This means that GPs now receive discharge summaries in a different format.
The delivery method for discharge summaries may also have changed. Full details of the changes and the requirements of GPs are outlined in the fact sheet attached below.
To find out if you are registered on the Human Services Directory (NHSD) go to www.nhsd.com.au/review and search for your service or contact:
The NHSD Service Desk
Phone: 02 9263 9092
Phone: 1800 125 036
Austin Health IT Service Desk
Phone: 03 9496 5055