Updated Primary Healthcare Guidelines/EML

1 Mar 2021 - 08:00

The updated PHC guidelines, based on the latest scientific evidence, in alignment with other new and updated guidelines, have been released. 

They form a robust base on which the newly consolidated PHC and Adult Hospital Review Committee will manage the continuum of care from PHC to Adult Hospital level. Review has been conducted following the same systematic process of medicine review but at a more expedited pace to ensure alignment and standard of care. 

The PHC Guidelines contain the following changes: 

  • Updates to the therapeutic interchange database
  • Algorithms for management of HIV

  • Guidelines on the use of dolutegravir for HIV

  • Guidance on the management of COVID-19 (ongoing review)

The new PHC STGs are currently available on the Knowledge HubIdeal Clinic Website and the EM Guidance app