Best practice communiques

A best practice communiqué summarises the scope of discussion, and any resulting outcomes, relating to a topic that has been addressed by the Best Practice Group.

The group reviews current practice and standards and determines appropriate 'best practice' to be applied in Northern Territory Primary Health Care. Read the terms of reference.

The best practice referral form  can be used to submit recommendations for the Best Practice Group to review.

2016

16 - 01 Codeine Use in Children Communique | RTF
16 - 02 Disposable Containers for Twin-o-Vac Suction Units Communique | RTF
16 - 03 Linen Management in Primary Health Care Centres Communique | RTF
16 - 04 Metformin XR Shortage Communique | RTF
16 - 05 NDSS changes - PBS de-listing of Blood Glucose Test Strips | RTF
16 - 06 Training Pathway for ImplanonNXT® Insertion / Removal by Nurses / Midwives  |  RTF
16 - 07 Replacement of Oxyvivas with Airway Kits Communique  | RTF

2015

15 - 01 Capillary Blood Lancing Device - Review Communique | RTF
15 - 02 Emergency Drug Kits Review #2 Communique |RTF
15 - 03 Benzathine Penicillin Prescription for RHD Prophylaxis Communique | RTF

2013

13 - 01 HemoCue Cuvettes - Change of Packaging Communique | RTF
13 - 03 pH Indicator Strips Communique  | RTF
13 - 05 Remote Health Emergency Review - Kits Communique | RTF
13 - 07 Documenting Vaccination Procedures | RTF
13 - 08 Storage & Supply of Thyroxine Communique | RTF 
13 - 10 Schedule 8 / Restricted Schedule 4 Delivery Communique | RTF

2012

12 - 07 Medicine Labelling - Zebra Printers Communique | RTF
12 - 08 Podiatry Equipment Communique  | RTF

2011

11 - 01 Drugs for General Anaesthesia Communique | RTF
11 - 03 Spirometers Communique | RTF
11 - 04 Insulin Titration Communique | RTF
11 - 05 Ear Syringing Communique | RTF

2010

10 - 02 Drug Storage Categories Communique | RTF
10 - 05 Push Button Butterfly Blood Collection Set Communique
10 - 08 Turbo Burners Communique
10 - 09 Nasogastric Fluid Administration Communique | RTF
10 - 11 Income Management Exemption Communique
10 - 12 Head Immobilisation Communique | RTF
10 - 13 Burns Gel Dressings (2) Communique

2009

09 - 09 Labels for Emergency Drug Syringes Communique
09 - 11 H Pylori Breath Test Management Communique

2008

08 - 04 Inhalational Analgesia Communiqué
08 - 08 Disposable Hygiene Products Communiqué
08 - 09 Thermometry in Remote Communiqué

2007

07 - 07 Small Sharps Containers Communiqué
07 - 16 Haemaglobin Readings prior to Aerial Evacuation Communiqué
07 - 18 CoaguChek™ XS Settings Communiqué
07 - 19 Use of Spray/Trigger bottles Communiqué

2006

06 - 02 Oxyvivas and positive pressure ventilation Communiqué

2005

05 - 20 Vacutainer Barrel Re-use Communiqué

Last updated: 23 December 2016