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Primary Clinical Care Manual (PCCM)

Primary Clinical Care Manual - 11th edition 2022

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The Primary Clinical Care Manual (PCCM) is the principal clinical reference for health professionals working in rural, remote and isolated health care settings.

The PCCM is reflective of the most recent evidence, which is adapted to the rural, remote and isolated context.

The online version is the controlled copy of the PCCM. Downloaded and hardcopies are uncontrolled. Users are responsible for accessing the controlled copy and regularly checking for updates.

The online copy of the Primary Clinical Care Manual (PCCM) 11th edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to Extended Practice Authorities (EPA) for certain clinicians, which commenced on 1 March 2023.

What's New

The 11th edition of the the Primary Clinical Care Manual has been extensively updated and revised. See what's new

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ORRH is currently working through the logistics on a reprint of the hard copy to reflect the most recent updates. If you would like your name placed on a waitlist, please email with your name, phone number and email address. We will contact you via email as soon as it is available for purchase.

About the PCCM

Review process, structure, references and disclaimer

Contributors and acknowledgements

Contributors and acknowledgements. Interested in becoming a reviewer? Contact us:

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