Resources

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

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...

Long COVID in general practice and new statewide referral criteria update (5 October 2023)

| Video, Webinar

New statewide referral criteria for advice on the management of long COVID came into effect on 1 July 2023. This session will provide an...

Managing respiratory illness in general practice (12 October 2023)

| Video, Webinar

This session will provide ideas and tools for general practices to safely assume seeing respiratory patients face-to-face. Session resources Presentation slides

Child mental health community of practice - session 4: Eating disorders (3 October 2023)

| Video, Webinar

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

Network News (10 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.

Improving Childhood Asthma Management (ICAM) community of practice - session 1: Implementing clinical practice guidelines (4 October 2023)

| Webinar

This community of practice (CoP) session will focus on the implementation of updated paediatric asthma guidelines, and the challenges to this in the real...

Network News (26 September 2023)

| Newsletter

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

Insights and strategies to manage difficult patient situations

| Video, Webinar

This session will provide an overview of current knowledge and best practice in managing difficult patient situations. Session resources Presentation slides (.pdf)

MyMedicare registration form

| Form

The Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care MyMedicare registration form is available for general practices to download and provide to their patients....