After contacting every paediatrician in Western Australia I wanted to know what the official advice was for families. I emailed our Minister for Health and Mental Health and asked for something to tell families. It took a number of follow ups and three different officers to respond to me before we finally got beyond generic […]
Can my child see a paediatrician interstate for diagnosis – either by flying there or via telehealth? Advice from the Department of Health as at 14 March 2023: The Medicines and Poisons Act 2014/Regulations 2016 do not regulate ADHD diagnosis per se, only the prescribing of Schedule 8 stimulant medicines. Unfortunately, the current restrictive requirements of the […]
Perth’s paediatric practices answer questions on what might help fast track access to child development services in Western Australia.