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SWEP Communique - Announcing SWEP Clinical Advisors and Subject Matter Experts

10 September 2018

The SWEP Clinical Advisory Panels consist of Clinical Advisors and Subject Matter Experts who are recognised leaders in their clinical field and a critical component of the clinical governance for SWEP.

The Clinical Advisors and Subject Matter Experts support the function of the Chief Allied Health Officer, SWEP by providing a panel of expert advice for each category of assistive technology or key components of professional governance

SWEP Communique - New Database #19

7 September 2018
SWEP would again like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. We would like to advise we will be having scheduled outages every Friday evening for the next 6 weeks.  This is to allow for further enhancements and migration of data.

The outages will occur every Friday 8pm - 10pm.  Friday 7th August - Friday 12th October 2018.

SWEP Communique - New Database #18

31 August 2018
SWEP would again like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. Please see below for details on a required outage this weekend to allow for further enhancements and migration of data.

An outage is required between 8pm - 10pm Friday 31st August 2018.

SWEP Communique - Change to Reissue Database Login

29 August 2018

As a Prescriber, you have access to our Reissue equipment via the Reissue database. This allows you to source for your client, refurbished equipment that can be provided within 30 business days. Reissue equipment has no wait time for funding and can help reduce gap amounts for clients.

Independence Australia Closure - 30th August to 5th September 2018

24 August 2018

Independence Australia Closure - 30th August to 5th September 2018

Independence Australia have advised they are updating their systems and will be closed from 4pm Thursday 30th August and will reopen at 8am on Wednesday 5th September 2018.

All orders placed with Independence Australia after 5pm on Tuesday 28th of August will not be processed until they reopen on the 5th of September.


SWEP Communique - New database #17

24 August 2018
SWEP would again like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. Please see below for details on a required outage this weekend to allow for further enhancements and migration of data.

An outage is required between 8pm - 10pm Friday 24th August 2018.

SWEP Communique - New database Scheduled Updates #16

17 August 2018
SWEP would again like to thank you for your patience as we continue to transition to the new database.  We would also like to take this opportunity thank you for your valuable feedback.  We are committed to making improvements to the new database and as a result of your feedback the following improvements and changes will be made:

SWEP Communique - New database Adding Supplier Quotes #15

13 August 2018
SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database.
  • Additional functionality with supplier quotes   -

SWEP Communique - New database #14

9 August 2018

SWEP would again like to thank you for your patience as we continue to transition to the new database. Please see below for details on a required outage this weekend to allow for further enhancements & migration of data.

An outage is required between 8pm Friday 10th August - 12 noon Sunday 12th August 2018.

SWEP Communique - New database #13 - Old SWEP Portal, removal of Edit function

8 August 2018

SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database.

From Friday 10th August, 2018 at 5pm you will no longer be able to edit, attach or submit applications in the old SWEP portal.  A read only version of your applications will still be accessible.

SWEP Communique - New database #12

3 August 2018

SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. Please see below the following issues that were identified in previous Communique.
 

  •   Migration of Functionality  -
An outage is required between 8pm-10pm, tonight 3rd August, 2018. If you are logged into the database, you will be logged out. Please ensure if you are working on an applicatmiion prior to this save your application.

SWEP Communique - New Database #11

27 July 2018
SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. Please see below the following issues that were identified in previous Communique.

SWEP Communique - New Database #10

23 July 2018
Database issues

SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. We are currently experiencing technical issues with the prescriber portal.  You are unable to see the applications you have created.  They are still there.

SWEP Communique - New Database #9

20 July 2018

Resolution to Database issues

SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. Please see below the following issues that were identified in previous Communique.


SWEP Communique - New Database Prescriber Communication #8

17 July 2018

Resolution to Database issues

SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. Please see below the following issues that were identified in previous Communique.

SWEP Communique - New Database Prescriber Communication #7

11 July 2018
Resolution to Database issues

SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. Please see below the following issues that were identified in previous Communique.

SWEP Communique - Prescriber Communication

10 July 2018
Feedback from the Chief Allied Health Officer re: Failed Scripts and New Prescription Forms
 
Dear Prescribers,

Thank you for your feedback over the last week regarding my communique on Prescriber accountabilities and failed scripts, as well as your feedback regarding the new prescription forms.
SWEP remains committed to continuous improvement based on the experiences and feedback of our Prescribers. Please see below for an update and the immediate changes we have made.
 

SWEP Communique - Prescriber Communication #6

6 July 2018
SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database.
Communication will continue over the coming weeks. We are listening to your feedback and are committed to making improvements to the new database.

As a result of your feedback information contained in an application has been reviewed and we have commenced making improvements.   

SWEP Database - Prescriber Communique #4

4 July 2018
SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. We appreciate that that it is a new layout and it may take some time to get used to the format.  During the first couple of days we have identified a couple of technical issues that SWEP are working to resolve. Once these are rectified, we will send our further communiques. 

SWEP Database - Prescriber Communique #5 - Resolution to Database issues

4 July 2018
SWEP would like to thank you for your patience as we transition to the new database. Please see below the following issues that were identified in previous Communique.

SWEP Database & Prescriber Responsibilities - Prescriber Communique #3

29 June 2018

New Database
SWEP have been communicating regularly with our prescribers about our new database/Prescriber portal, which will go live Monday 2nd July 2018. The new service will allow us to streamline our processes and create a more user friendly Portal for our Prescribers and staff.

All Prescribers will receive an automated email on Sunday 1st July 2018. This will include your new user name and password to enable you to log into the new Portal from Monday 2nd July for all new applications.

SWEP Database - Prescriber Communique #2

19 June 2018

As previously communicated SWEP is launching a new database commencing 2nd July 2018.  However, the transition involves a high volume of data migration, from multiple sources. There will be a short-term, but unavoidable disruption to our systems. We will keep the consequent disruption to our services to a minimum.

Please read this communique carefully

SWEP Communique - Reissue Database

18 June 2018
As part of the directive from DHHS on the 28th of May 2018 any equipment that is held in the reissue pool for the state based scheme may only be reserved for people who are eligible for services through the Victorian Aids and Equipment Program (VA&EP).

The reissue pool also holds items purchased through the NDIS and is available to be reserved for NDIS participants

SWEP Communique - SWEP Endorsed Education

14 June 2018
SWEP are pleased to advise we have added further endorsed education programs to our website.  These programs can assist with your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).  You can also apply these with the approved points when applying to re credential or upgrade your Prescriber Levels with SWEP. You will find the endorsed education on our website under For Prescribers / Prescriber Education
https://swep.bhs.org.au/swep-endorsed-education.php

SWEP Communique - CAHO Announcement

7 June 2018
Dear Prescribers,

SWEP is pleased to advise that Donna Markham, SWEP Chief Allied Health Officer has been appointed as the Chief Allied Health Officer for Safer Care Victoria, Department of Health and Human Services.

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