Cultural Responsiveness Assessment Tool – Implementation Guide

The Cultural Responsiveness Assessment Tool has been developed for use by primary health care providers commissioned by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN). This guide includes step-by-step instructions on how to complete the assessment process, as well as a description of the 10 Indicators and links to other resources. It should be used in … Continued

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health toolkit (zip file)

  Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health pack designed to help general practices and health care providers to deliver better, culturally safer care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Learn more on our website.

MyMedicare scripts for GP clinics

How to answer patient questions about MyMedicare: As MyMedicare develops and rolls out across Australia, GPs, practice nurses and reception staff can reasonably expect to be asked a number of questions by patients. To assist in providing clear and unambiguous answers, the Victorian-Tasmanian Primary Health Network Alliance has compiled a handy list of short and … Continued

NWMPHN Research and Evaluation Strategic Action Plan

Our Research and Evaluation Strategic Action Plan aims to ensure that: research and evaluation activities are embedded in our organisational systems and processes to inform decision-making and for continuous quality improvement we consistently use and create evidence, where the opportunity exists we support and undertake translational research that is high quality and aligned to NWMPHN’s … Continued

NWMPHN Aboriginal Engagement Guide

The Aboriginal Engagement Guide has been developed as an activity of North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network’s Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan 2021–23. The plan has been developed to support these 3 objectives: Build the capacity of our staff to develop and maintain relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations in a respectful, … Continued

Primary Health Networks mental health care guidance – initial assessment and referral for mental health care

This document provides guidance to Primary Health Network on establishing effective systems for the initial assessment and referral of individuals presenting with mental health conditions in primary health care settings.

PHN Program Branding Guidelines and Acknowledgements

The Primary Health Networks (PHN) Branding Guidelines provide guiding principles and specifications to support Primary Health Networks to adhere to their contractual requirement to acknowledge funding and other support from the Australian Government, including: the consistent application of branding for the PHN Program (use of the PHN Identifier); application of the PHN Identifier in conjunction … Continued

LGBTIQ+ Affirmative Practice Training Project Framework

The National Suicide Prevention Trial was an initiative funded by the Commonwealth Government in 12 different sites across Australia over a 5 year timeframe.  Each of the trials was led by a local primary health network and aimed to improve the evidence base around effective suicide prevention strategies for priority population groups and the broader … Continued

LGBTIQ+ Mentoring Project Trial Guide

The National Suicide Prevention Trial was an initiative funded by the Commonwealth Government in 12 different sites across Australia over a 5 year timeframe.  Each of the trials was led by a local primary health network and aimed to improve the evidence base around effective suicide prevention strategies for priority population groups and the broader … Continued

LGBTIQ+ Aftercare Trial Guide

The National Suicide Prevention Trial was an initiative funded by the Commonwealth Government in 12 different sites across Australia over a 5 year timeframe.  Each of the trials was led by a local primary health network and aimed to improve the evidence base around effective suicide prevention strategies for priority population groups and the broader … Continued