Resources

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

Community Participation Plan


This Community Participation Plan details NWMPHN’s approach to community participation and the steps we will take to achieve our goals. It was developed with...

Priority primary care centres – posters and flyers

| Flyer, Poster

Our priority primary care centres (PPCCs) are supporting local hospitals by providing care for people with conditions that require urgent attention but not an...

Priority primary care centres – translated key messages

| Information sheet

Our priority primary care centres (PPCCs) are supporting local hospitals by providing care for people with conditions that require urgent attention but not an...

Network News (17 January 2023)

| Newsletter

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

Network News (20 December 2022)

| Newsletter

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

Eliminate Hepatitis C: Quality Improvement in general practice for PHNs

| Toolkit

NWMPHN and VHHITAL developed this toolkit to assist primary health networks (PHNs) to support general practice in a structured and facilitated QI project on...

Domestic and Family Violence - quality improvement in general practice toolkit for PHNs

| Toolkit

NWMPHN and the University of Melbourne have designed a quality improvement (QI) project enabling primary care practitioners to deliver evidence-based care and support for...

General Practice Update (15 December 2022)

| Newsletter

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

Priority Primary Care Centre: Information session with the Royal Children's Hospital (7 Dec 2022)

| Video, Webinar

Earlier in December, NWMPHN invited expressions of interest from eligible primary care providers to establish a priority primary care centre (PPCC) co-located with the...

Network News (6 December 2022)

| Newsletter

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

Peter Mac cancer series- Benign breast disease, high breast cancer risk and soft tissue sarcoma (30 Nov 2022)

| Video, Webinar

Peter Mac GP Cancer Education Series is designed to contribute to the promotion of best-practice care by general practitioners. Knowledge of advances in the...

Early stage lung cancer - advances in diagnosis and management (29 November 2022)

| Video, Webinar

This session aims to enhance the knowledge base of general practitioners regarding recent advances in detection, diagnosis and management of early stage lung cancer....

HIV Virtual Elimination - Topical Session (21 November 2022)

| Video, Webinar

This session will explore how far we have come with Virtual Elimination in Australia, and how Virtual Elimination can be supported in primary care...

Network News (22 November 2022)

| Newsletter

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

My Health My Voice - November 2022

| 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...

Virtual Fracture Clinic and Basic Fracture Management in the Adult Population (17 November 2022)

| Video, Webinar

This session is an introduction to the Virtual Fracture Clinic at Western Health, commonly seen in upper and lower limb fractures and soft tissue...

Supporting child mental health through a whole of practice approach (15 November 2022)

| Video, Webinar

This session, delivered by Emerging Minds and designed for GPs, practice nurses, practice managers and non-clinical staff working in general practice, will introduce you...

Initial Assessment and Referral Decision Support Tool

| Link

This is a link to the Australian Government's  Initial Assessment and Referral Decision Support Tool for mental health consultations.

Initial Assessment and Referral Decision Support Tool – Snapshot

| Information sheet

This document provides a snapshot of the Australian Government's  Initial Assessment and Referral Decision Support Tool for mental health consultations.

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

| Guidelines

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

Time mastery in general practice: preserving your most valuable resource (8 November 2022)

| Video, Webinar

Improve time effectiveness, reduce wasted time and reduce the propensity for people to ‘burn out’ as is common right know. There are more and...

Network News (8 November 2022)

| Newsletter

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

General Practice Update (4 November 2022)

| Newsletter

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

Online forum: Hon Ged Kearney MP discusses women's health and Federal Budget - 2 November 2022

| Video

Organised by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), the event saw Minister Kearney – a keen advocate for building women’s health services across...