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The Clinical Takeaway: Rare disease management in general practice

The Clinical Takeaway: Rare disease management in general practice


In this episode:


– Rare diseases together are not rare! Collectively they affect 1:12 Australians
– Learn how to suspect and recognise a rare disease
– We now have a single centre of excellence that is a pathway for referrals, education for all that will serve as a resource hub for patient support groups and a place dedicated to the holistic care of the patient
– Learn about the government-funded Rare Awareness, Education, Support and Training (RArEST) project




Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator


Total time: 35 mins


Guest: Dr Elizabeth Palmer, Clinical Geneticist; Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network (SCHN); Lecturer, University of New South Wales

Recommended Resources:


National strategic action plan for rare disease and companion documents
Red Flags in the Red Sand
Identifying, managing and supporting patients with a rare disease

If you are interested in learning more about RArEST, please contact:


[email protected] or project manager Nada, [email protected]




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