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GP tools and resources

GP tools and resources

GPs are often the first point of contact for people experiencing a mental illness.

GPs are the most common providers of mental health services. The following tools and resources may be useful in general practice mental health care.


Clinical practice guidelines (RANZCP)
Mental health training standards 2020–22
Mental health skills training (CheckUP)
Find a course (RACGP)
HealthPathways Program (Brisbane North PHN)
MBS (Better Access) – Facts for professionals


General practice toolkit – Understanding your role in the NDIS
Consumer information booklet – Accessing the NDIS
NDIS information for GPs and health professionals


The Department of Health

Information on the Chronic Disease Management (CDM) items that are available under Medicare to patients with a chronic medical condition.

Services Australia

Access the quick reference guide, including GP management plans and team care arrangements.

National Eating Disorders Collaboration

View or download the PDF, 'Eating disorders: a professional resource for general practitioners'.

Refugee Health Network Queensland

Resources for health professionals working with refugees.

Mater Health

Information on booking and using interpreters.

GP self-care resource

GPs and other health professionals are encouraged to take care of their own physical, mental, emotional and social health and seek support when required. The tool is designed for health care professionals to look after their self-care needs.

    My Mental Health

    We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia, their diversity, histories and knowledge and their continuing connections to land, waterways and culture. We pay our respect to all Australian Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, and to Elders of past, present and future generations.

    Brisbane North PHN wishes to acknowledge the experience and expertise of the My Mental Health Steering Committee, delegates of the Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) network and health professionals in developing the My Mental Health Website.

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