Respiratory Communities of Practice.
The scope of this model of care is to support the transition of adult patients with COVID-19 from the acute care environment to the community. Suggested clinical pathways for discharge and follow-up care are included to support patients in the first three months (approx.) from diagnosis, regardless of severity of disease.
A subject matter expert group, comprised of the following individuals and COPs provided input and critical review during the development of this document:
Dr Nigel Lyons, Deputy Secretary, Health System Strategy and Planning