Remote PHC member organisations

Welcome to the Remote PHC Manuals website

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The 2014 editions of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals have been updated, and the online PDFs now reflect the most current versions.

  • Reference Book – updated 5 September 2014
  • CARPA Standard Treatment Manual, Women’s Business Manual, Clinical Procedures Manual, Medicines Book – updated 30 September 2014

Updates include minor corrections and some significant changes.
Click here for the significant changes as of 30 September 2014.

If you have downloaded or printed PDFs, please delete/destroy copies that now contain out of date protocols/procedures.

Remember: An infusion pump should be used to deliver oxytocin infusions.

If you have any queries, please contact the RPHCM team on (08) 8951 4700 or

Online Remote Primary Health Care Manuals brings together five highly respected manuals used in Indigenous and remote primary health care in Australia.

  • CARPA Standard Treatment Manual, 6th edition
  • Minymaku Kutju Tjukurpa — Women’s Business Manual, 5th edition
  • Clinical Procedures Manual for remote and rural practice, 3rd edition
  • Medicines Book for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and Health Workers, 3rd edition
  • Reference Book for the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals

RPHCM - 5 books

For more information on their context and scope see about.

Access to the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals content is free of charge but does require registration and login.

The organisations that collaborated to make this combined content available online are: Central Australian Rural Practitioner’s Association Inc (CARPA), CRANAplus Inc, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Alukura Branch Inc, and the Centre for Remote Health.

These manuals are produced for primary health care workers including doctors, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners and health workers, nurses, midwives and allied health professionals and should not be used as a substitute for professional qualified advice.