Resources

These resources are useful for primary care professionals working in clinical or community settings.

General Practice Update (5 December 2023)

| Newsletter

Latest news, CPD training, policy updates and more for general practice teams in the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network region.

Network News (6 December 2023)

| Newsletter

Latest news, events, training and opportunities for our commissioned services and primary health care providers in Melbourne’s centre, north and west.

Supporting patients with infertility through the Public Fertility Care Service (28 November 2023)

| Video, Webinar

  Drawing on expertise from clinicians leading the Public Fertility Service, this session will provide GPs with practical knowledge about: the causes of infertility...

Supporting families bereaved by suicide: a practical resource for funeral directors

| Toolkit

This resource was developed by the Macedon Ranges Suicide Prevention Action Group, which consulted widely with peer supporters, bereaved people and funeral directors, as...

Shared Maternity Care Collaborative Workshop 2023: Session 1 (27 November 2023)

| Video, Webinar

Hosted by Mercy Health, this workshop will run over 2 evening sessions, covering a range of topics from leading obstetrician and gynaecologist experts. Session...

Child mental health community of practice – session 5: Assessment and management of mental health disorders in neurodiverse children and young people (14 November 2023)

| Video, Webinar

The child mental health community of practice (CoP) is a multidisciplinary CoP for clinicians including but not limited to GPs, practice nurses, psychologists, paediatricians,...

Improving Childhood Asthma Management (ICAM) Community of Practice - session 2 (22 November 2023)

| Video, Webinar

Community of practice (CoP) sessions aim to improve clinician confidence in managing childhood asthma, and foster collaboration between asthma care services in the inner...

My Health My Voice – November 2023

| Newsletter

Our community newsletter, My Health My Voice, will keep you updated about the work of North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), local services available...

Network News (21 November 2023)

| Newsletter

Latest news, events, training and opportunities for our commissioned services and primary health care providers in Melbourne’s centre, north and west.

NWMPHN Annual Report 2022-23

| Report

Our annual report shows how our community – whether that be health professionals, health organisations, community advocates or people living our region – is...

Obstetric ultrasound interpretation and preterm birth prevention (8 November 2023)

| Video, Webinar

In our community, GPs play a central role in early pregnancy care, handling testing, counselling and referrals. This session will equip GPs with the...

NWMPHN Financial Report 2023

| Publications, Report

This financial report covers North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network, providing formal records of our activities for the year ended 30 June 2023.

Network News (9 November 2023)

| Newsletter

Latest news, events, training and opportunities for our commissioned services and primary health care providers in Melbourne’s centre, north and west.

How to identify cybersecurity risks and data breaches in your practice (2 November 2023)

| Video, Webinar

This session will discuss what constitutes a data breach and how best to prevent or manage one. It will outline the latest advice for...

Preparing for day surgery - patient brochure

| Brochure, Link

Safer Care Victoria has developed a resource to help patients prepare for day surgery. It is available in web format and as a PDF...

Mental health referral and access - video

| Video

Victoria’s mental health service system is rapidly evolving in response to reform. New local, state and federal services mean referral pathways and options for...

Mental health referral and access - poster

| Poster

Victoria’s mental health service system is rapidly evolving in response to reform. New local, state and federal services mean referral pathways and options for...

Eye Health Collaborative Care and Quality Improvement in General Practice (25 October 2023)

| Video, Webinar

The aim of this session is to outline how GPs and optometrists can collaborate to improve care for patients with red eyes, eyelid conditions...

West Metro Population Health Needs Assessment – Technical Report 2023


This report presents the key findings of the West Metro Population Health Needs Assessment. Its development was a collaboration between the North Western Melbourne...

Sleep disordered breathing in children (19 October 2023)

| Video, Webinar

This session, hosted by Dr Elizabeth Rose, a paediatric otolaryngology surgeon, will help GPs improve their knowledge and skills in the assessment and management...

Network News (24 October 2023)

| Newsletter

Latest news, events, training and opportunities for our commissioned services and primary health care providers in Melbourne’s centre, north and west.

Buruli ulcer: an update for GPs working in inner Melbourne (19 October 2023)

| Video, Webinar

This session will highlight key information for clinicians about the risk, as well as how to recognise and diagnose the condition. Session resources Presentation...

General Practice Update (19 October 2023)

| Newsletter

Latest news, CPD training, policy updates and more for general practice teams in the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network region.

New perspectives on pain management, including the roles of opioids and medical cannabis (31 August 2023)

| Video, Webinar

This session will explore what we have been doing to manage low back pain? Has it been working? When back pain persists, do you...