Expression of Interest: Primary Care Pathways to Safety family violence project

Family violence (FV) damages the social and economic fabric of communities as well as the mental and physical health of individual adults, adolescents, and children. Studies show that primary health care providers are often the only clinicians that see both the victim of abuse and the perpetrator. The Primary Care Pathways to Safety project provides … Continued

Expressions of Interest: Older Adults Expert Advisory Group

Would you like to join our Older Adults Expert Advisory Group? North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) is seeking a primary health care provider from the local government areas in its catchment to join its Older Adults Expert Advisory Group (OAEAG). The person we are seeking: is passionate about improving patient care and health … Continued

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

NWMPHN is seeking a general practitioner from the local government areas of Darebin, Hume or 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 in … Continued

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

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

Would you like to join our General Practice Expert Advisory Group?  NWMPHN is seeking a practice nurse from the Western local government areas of Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melton, Moorabool or Wyndham, to join our General Practice Expert Advisory Group (GPEAG).  We are looking for someone who:  is passionate about improving patient care and health … 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