Forms and referrals
Primary Sense will be replacing the Pen CS systems CAT4 and Topbar in May 2023. Primary Sense is an evidence based clinical audit and decision support tool that provides on demand, pre-filtered reports at the click of a button.
On this page:
- How to install templates
- Metro South Health
- Mater Hospital
- Aged Care
- Child, youth and family
- Maternity care
- Domestic and family violence
- Chronic conditions
- Mental health
- Allied health
- Template review process
This page contains referral templates for several conditions, and to the major specialist outpatient departments for Medical Director, Best Practice Genie, Zedmed and PDF format, if available. These resources are provided to assist practices in the development of quality referrals and to allow for appropriate triage and categorisation of patients.
Smart Referrals are digital referrals integrated with Best Practice and Medical Director software to enable faster, streamlined management of referrals to Queensland public hospitals. Register here for smart referrals.
How to install templates
Please ensure you read the importing instructions prior to installing these templates. If you need any assistance with these templates, please contact email@example.com.
PLEASE DO NOT OPEN the templates until they have been imported into your clinical software as this will corrupt the coding. Word and PDF files cannot be imported into medical software.
- Installing templates into Best Practice
- Installing templates into Medical Director
- Installing templates into Genie
- Installing templates into ZedMed
The templates provided by us are for your personal use only and must not be redistributed without permission. They have been tested with Version 126.96.36.1992 of Best Practice and Version MD3.16 of Medical Director.
Metro South Health
Metro South Health templates
Metro South Health Central Referral Hub
Metro South Health COVID Escalation of Care
Refer to Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services
Further information and referral details can be found here.
Refer to Metro South Palliative Care Service
Further information and contact details can be found here.
Mater Hospital templates
Mater Hospital referral templates can be downloaded below:
- Allied Health
- eConsultant General Medicine Mater (template under ‘Chronic Disease Templates)
- Refugee Service
- Mater Integrated Refugee Health Service (MIRHS) template (for Medical Director)
- Mater Integrated Refugee Health Service (MIRHS) template (for Best Practice)
Aged care templates
Child, youth and family
Health Assessments, health plans and case conference templates
Below is a link to Children Health Queensland’s Out-of-Home Care health and development assessment templates including:
- Preliminary Health Checks
- Comprehensive Health and Developmental Assessments
Maternity care templates
Domestic and family violence
Domestic and family violence templates
Chronic disease templates (e.g. GPMP, Cycle of Care and Mater eConsultant General Medicine)
Chronic disease links
My health for life
The Head to Health Phone Service is the preferred referral pathway for consumers in the Brisbane south region. Brisbane South PHN has commissioned Neami National to deliver the service locally. Learn more about the service and access the PDF referral form here.
Mental health templates
Templates are reviewed every 6 months or when required. Please check to see if there have been updates. Feedback and suggestions are welcome via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Templates’ as the subject.