West Metro Population Health Needs Assessment – Technical Report 2023

Front cover of the West Metro Population Health Needs Assessment.This report presents the key findings of the West Metro Population Health Needs Assessment.

Its development was a collaboration between the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), Western Public Health Unit, and the West Metro Health Service Partnership (WM HSP). WM HSP health services are the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the Royal Women’s Hospital, Western Health, Mercy Health Werribee, and the Royal Children’s Hospital.

The report presents an analysis of the health and care needs of Victorians in the West Metro region. By systematically identifying, understanding and prioritising health needs, it will help ensure reform initiatives are targeted and enable better alignment across regional networks to deliver better health outcomes for the community.

It was developed using the NWMPHN Health Needs Assessment Framework.