GP Management Plans

A GP Management Plan involves your doctor and nurse establishing a documented plan in order to assist with the ongoing management of complex and complicated chronic diseases such as diabetes, osteoarthritis, chronic pain, hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

In order to assist in the ongoing management of illness, patients who are eligible for a GP Management Plan may be able to be referred to up to 5 services per calendar year to the following services:

• Psychology
• Physiotherapy
• Podiatry/Chiropodist
• Osteopathy
• Diabetes Education
• Chiropractic services
• Aboriginal Health Worker • Occupation Therapy
• Dietitian services
• Mental Health Worker
• Exercise Physiology
• Audiology
• Speech Pathology
• Chiropractor

Once you have been commenced on a GP management plan you will be reviewed every 3 to 6 months by the nurse and doctor team as part of an ongoing delivery of care to monitor your chronic disease.