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WA Advance Health Directive update and the role of GPs in advance care planning
The WA Department of Health has released a new and improved Advance Health Directive (AHD) for use in WA.

General practice plays an important role in supporting patients through advance care planning. Join us for this webinar as GPs, Dr Jacquie Garton-Smith and Dr Cory Lei provide an update on the changes to the WA Advance Health Directive (AHD) and the role of GPs in advance care planning, including supporting patients to prepare AHDs.

We’ll also cover the updated Advance Care Planning WA HealthPathway and practical tips for GPs.

Delivered in partnership with the WA Department of Health.

Presenters:
• Dr Jacquie Garton-Smith, Royal Perth Hospital Liaison GP & Clinical Lead for Primary Care Integration, Health Networks, DoH WA

• Dr Cory Lei, Hospital Liaison GP, Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group

Oct 13, 2022 07:00 PM in Perth

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Speakers

Dr Jacquie Garton-Smith
GP
Many of you will know or know of fellow GP Dr Jacquie Garton-Smith from her 25 years as Royal Perth Hospital Liaison GP, and she’s also the Clinical Lead for Primary Care Integration, Health Networks, Clinical Excellence Division in the Department of Health WA. In both these roles, Jacquie has advocated for good end of life care especially for people with chronic conditions, and has helped implement a range of successful initiatives in hospitals and WA Health. In 2019, she was sat on the WA Government’s Expert Ministerial Panel into Advance Health Directives.
Dr Cory Lei
GP
Cory is a clinical editor for HealthPathways and the hospital liaison GP for Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Hospitals. He is also a visiting GP at an aged care facility and consults at Currambine Family Practice.