Welcome to the Mackay HealthPathways  project site. The aim of this website is to provide you with information on the progress of the HealthPathways collaboration between Mackay Hospital and Health Service and Northern Queensland PHN. 

Within this site you can access information relating to the program, including:

Mackay HealthPathways is a web-based information portal that provides pathways for assessment, management and referral of patients and assists clinicians to navigate the patient through the complex local health system. Mackay HealthPathways is designed to be used at the point of care, primarily for General Practitioners, but is also available to specialists, nurses, allied health and other health professionals.

Mackay HealthPathways Update



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Pathway Progress Summary

Complete and Live  194
Localising (uploaded to draft site)    71
Draft Pending (paper draft)    24
Under Development (developing a new pathway)      3
Total Works in Progress


Pathway Currently Out for Wider Consultation / Feedback           

  • Diabetes - continuing care
  • Older Adults Weight Management
  • Falls Prevention and Assessment
  • Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
  • Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
  • Red Eye
  • Medication and Management
  • Giant Cell Arteritis or Temporal Arteritis
  • Acute Rheumatology Assessment
  • General Practice Colleague Referrals
  • Starting Insulin in Adults: Overview
  • Education for Starting Insulin
  • Colorectal Symptom - rectal bleeding
  • Breast Imaging - screening
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Feedback closes 7th June,, 2016


Pathways ready for sign off and "go live"

  • Dengue Fever
  • Corneal Ulcers
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Insulin Pump Breakdown and Troubleshooting
  • Medications for Moderate or Severe Anxiety in Adults
  • Renal Disease Screening
  • Melioidosis
  • Depression in Adults
  • Suicide Prevention

To access the draft pathways via the Mackay HealthPathways Draft site click here

Please provide feedback by clicking on Send Feedback located in the top right hand corner of the pathway.


Feedback Received

GP      65        
Specialists      26           
 Nurse      33
 Allied Health      59
Other      96
Total (since 13/1/15)            279


Go to HealthPathways

Looking for clinical pathways and referral information:


For additional information, please contact:

Mackay HealthPathways Coordinator                                    


PH: 07 4885 7541