Expression of Interests: Practice manager to join our General Practice Expert Advisory Group

NWMPHN is seeking a practice manager from the Northern local government areas of Darebin, Hume and Macedon Ranges to join our General Practice Expert Advisory Group (GPEAG).  We are looking for someone who:  is passionate about improving patient care and health service delivery  is committed to driving health reform  is interested in innovation and change … Continued

Applications open for aged care homes interested in providing after-hours medication for residents

Providing necessary medications to sick residents in aged care homes can be especially challenging during the night, on weekends or at other times when pharmacies are closed. Residents who develop a fever or experience illness-related pain after-hours often have to be transferred to a hospital emergency department – an experience which can be lengthy and … Continued

Expressions of Interest: General practitioner to join our General Practice Expert Advisory Group

North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) is seeking a general practitioner from the local government areas of Melbourne, Merri-bek or Yarra to join our General Practice Expert Advisory Group. We are looking for someone who: is passionate about improving patient care and health service delivery is committed to driving health reform is interested in … Continued

Paid CPD training for GPs

North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) is providing training for GPs interested in learning about the Initial Assessment and Referral Decision Support Tool (IAR-DST). Training is available face-to-face at your practice (minimum 3 participants), at the NWMPHN office in Parkville, or online (using Zoom or Teams). Sessions are 2 hours long and GPs will receive … Continued

Primary Care Pathways to Safety – A tailored training program for general practices to enhance primary care response to family violence

North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) is recruiting general practices to build their capability to recognise, respond, and refer disclosures of family violence. Funding of $3,000, excluding GST, is available for each participating practice. Expressions of interest will close at 3pm on Monday, 11 September 2023. Background The Primary Care Pathways to Safety project … Continued

A skills-based training program for general practice on caring for patients who use alcohol and other drugs

Are you interested in learning more about caring for patients who use alcohol and other drugs (AOD)? North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), in collaboration with the University of Adelaide, is offering a skills-based face-to-face workshop and follow-up webinar for general practice in identifying and responding to AOD use. This opportunity is open to … Continued

Applications open to establish Priority Primary Care Centre in Inner Melbourne

North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) invites expressions of interest from eligible primary care providers to establish a Priority Primary Care Centre (PPCC) in one of these postcodes: 3000, 3003, 3051, 3052, 3053 and 3054. Applications close at 12pm (AEST) on Friday, 30 June 2023. About the Inner Melbourne PPCC A PPCC will be … Continued

Expressions of Interest: Practice nurse to join our General Practice Expert Advisory Group

NWMPHN is seeking a practice nurse from the central local government areas of Melbourne, Moreland or Yarra to join our General Practice Expert Advisory Group (GPEAG).   Applications close at 5pm on Friday, 5 May 2023. Visit this link for more information and to apply.

Palliative care education for general practice

Opportunity for general practices to improve the quality of life of patients with life-limiting illnesses. North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network has partnered with the North and West Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium to offer general practices the opportunity to connect with local community based palliative care providers. Practices can request a visit from a … Continued