ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics

ACCompanion of the Order of Australia

ACHIAustralian Classification of Health Interventions

ACSAustralian Coding Standards

ADLsActivities of daily living

AIHWAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

AMOrder of Australia Medal

ANUAustralian National University

AOOfficer of the Order of Australia

AQGAir Quality Guidelines

ATAGIAustralian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation

CBTCognitive Behaviour Therapy

CEOChief Executive Officer

CMEcontinuing medical education

CO2carbon dioxide

CPDContinuing Professional Development

DAFFDepartment of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

DSPDisability Support Pension

FHRIFuture Health Research and Innovation Fund

GPgeneral practitioner

GPMPgeneral practitioner management plan

GETGraded Exercise Therapy

HEPAhigh efficiency particle air/absorbing filter

HIV/AIDSHuman immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome

HRQoLHealth-Related Quality of Life

ICDInternational Classification of Diseases

ICD-10International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision

ICD-10-AMInternational Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification

ICUIntensive Care Unit


MADIPMultiple Analysis Data Integration Project

MBSMedicare Benefits Schedule

MDTmultidisciplinary team

ME/CFSMyalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging

MRFFMedical Research Future Fund

NACCHONational Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

NCETNational Clinical Evidence Taskforce

NCNEDNational Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases

NDISNational Disability Insurance Scheme

NHMRCNational Health and Medical Research Council

NHRANational Health Reform Agreement

NIHRNational Institute for Health and Care Research

NICENational Institute for Health and Care Excellence

NNDSSNational Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

PBACPharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee

PBSPharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PCCPost-COVID conditions

PCRpolymerase chain reaction

PHAAPublic Health Association of Australia

PhDDoctor of Philosophy

PIFSpost-infective fatigue syndrome

POTSpostural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

PSMPublic Service Medal

PVFpost viral fatigue

RACPRoyal Australasian College of Physicians

RACGPRoyal Australian College of General Practitioners

RATrapid antigen test

RMHRoyal Melbourne Hospital

SARS-CoV-2severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

TCATeam Care Arrangement

TGATherapeutic Goods Administration

UKUnited Kingdom

UNSWUniversity of New South Wales

USAUnited States of America

VPACSVictorian Post-Acute COVID-19 sequelae

WHCOVREWestern Health COVID Recovery Collaboration

WHOWorld Health Organization

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