Dear ADS members, 

Thank you to all members that responded to our first COVID-19 survey. This is a follow-up survey to assist us to better understand what supports we can provide as we begin to emerge from this crisis.

We know times have been really tough and we recognise that workloads, the type of work and way you work may have changed and we wish to understand how this will impact your practice moving forward.

Thank you for your time, your responses will help us to support our members.

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* 1. Please select the state of Australia you predominantly work in

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* 2. Please select your profession

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* 3. Please indicate your predominant area of work currently

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* 4. Please indicate your predominant location of work currently

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* 5. Thinking back over the last couple of months, what has been the impact on your workload as a healthcare professional?

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* 6. If your workload increased, was the focus on diabetes or other health areas?

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* 7. If your workload has decreased over the last few months, please select from the reasons below (select as many as apply)

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* 8. If you continued providing direct diabetes clinical care during the pandemic, what were your biggest challenges (select as many as relevant below)

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* 9. If you provided some care via telehealth, what percentage of the time did you spend using the following methods?

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Video
Telephone
Email
Other

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* 10. If you used videoconferencing, what platform/s did you use?

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Zoom
Microsoft Teams
Coviu
Skype
Hangouts
Healthdirect
Facetime
Other

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* 11. If you used telehealth/telephone for consultations, do you feel that you were able to provide effective care?

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* 12. Are you charging a patient gap fee for your telehealth consultations?

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* 13. Do you feel the telehealth MBS reimbursement is adequate?

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* 14. What have been the most significant learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic in your work environment?

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* 15. What learnings from this COVID-19 period will you continue to include in your work practice moving forward?

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* 16. The ADS is keen to provide further assistance where appropriate. Please explain what resourcing, information or support would be valuable moving forward?

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* 17. Do you have any additional comments or suggestions?

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