The GP-Paediatrician Interface and Transitions for Young People – 6 September

Introduction to health care transitions, in particular Paediatrician-GP transitions for young adults.

This Supporting People with an Intellectual Disability to Access Health (SPIDAH) webinar will assist clinicians in western Victoria involved in the provision of supports and services for people with an intellectual disability.

This webinar is a joint initiative between the Western Victoria Primary Health Network (WVPHN) and Tasmania Primary Health Network. All health professionals are welcome to register and attend this session. Please note, if you are unable to join the live webinar session but are interested in viewing the content, please register as you will receive a copy of the video recording following this session.

WVPHN is coordinating key expert speakers to present the webinar supporting the lead into future webinar opportunities and the Extension of Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) series being ran by WVPHN. The online webinar format provides a platform for specialist centralised health services to support capacity building for rural and regional partners. The webinar is accredited with RACGP and ACRRM.


  • Evelyn Culnane, Manager of Transition Support Service, Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH)
  • Dr Jane Tracy, General Practitioner and Former Director of Centre for Developmental Disability Health (CDDH) Monash
  • Dr Robert Ward, General Practitioner, western Victoria

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the interface between paediatricians and GPs in primary health care.
  • Identify the needs and wants of people with an intellectual disability and their parents/carers during the transition process.
  • Identify the processes for how GPs and healthcare providers support people with an intellectual disability and their parents/carers during transition.
  • Identify the challenges faced during transition by people with an intellectual disability, their parents/carers, GPs and other healthcare providers.


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Last modified: 15 August, 2022