Resources

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

Resources for MyMedicare general practices and health care providers

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The Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care MyMedicare fact sheets, frequently asked questions, brochures and patient registration form.  In this collection: GP...

Resources for MyMedicare patients

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The Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care fact sheets and brochures for MyMedicare patients. In this collection: fact sheets frequently asked questions...

Understanding the role GPs play in community palliative care (27 September 2023)

| Video, Webinar

In this webinar you will learn the role GPs have in community palliative care, and how you can work with local providers to achieve...

Menopause management and assessment (19 September 2023)

| Video, Webinar

This session, hosted by Dr Giselle Darling, general practitioner and women's health consultant from the Royal Women's Hospital, will help health professionals to better...

Managing asthma in Spring (21 September 2023)

| Video, Webinar

Springtime asthma is a phenomenon for which all health professionals in primary care need to be aware and prepared. This session will cover how...

NWMPHN Community Participation Plan – poster

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Health equity demands that all communities can influence decisions that impact them. Optimal outcomes demand many voices participate in planning, developing and evaluating health...

COMPASS: Connecting mental health paediatric specialists and community services – poster

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North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), in partnership with The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Health Services Unit and Mental Health team, piloted an...

NWMPHN Health Needs Assessment Framework – poster

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To ensure equitable access to health care across its catchment, North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) created the Health Needs Assessment Framework. The...

MyMedicare: a deeper dive (including PRODA) (18 September 2023)

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This session follows on from the first webinar and will provide a ‘deeper dive’ into the benefits and impacts of MyMedicare on general practice...

Australian Government MyMedicare website

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MyMedicare is a new voluntary patient registration model. It aims to strengthen the relationship between patients, their general practice, general practitioner and primary care...

Network News (12 September 2023)

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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 (8 September 2023)

| Newsletter

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

Child mental health community of practice - session 3: Depression, suicidality, and self-harm (5 September 2023)

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

How NWMPHN identifies and tackles health inequities – poster

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Addressing health inequities is a complex process and requires long-term commitment. To guide this process NWMPHN developed its Access and Equity Framework 2021-2024. It...

MyMedicare: First steps: What is it, What do I need to know? (28 August 2023)

| Webinar

This session will provide an opportunity to ask questions about the benefits and impacts of MyMedicare on general practice and patients. It will include:...

Precious Time – posters and handouts

| Flyer, Poster

In response to community consultation, North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) has developed Precious Time – a unique website for people who have received an...

Child mental health community of practice - session 2: Aggressive and challenging behaviours (29 August 2023) (Repeated session)

| 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 (29 August 2023)

| Newsletter

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

Victorian Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Workforce Strategy Implementation Tool

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This toolkit was developed by the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (VACCHO) to help mainstream organisations in Melbourne’s north and west implement VACCHO’s Victorian...

Common eye presentations and acronyms for general practice (24 August 2023)

| Video, Webinar

This session, hosted by Dr Lukas Sahhar, specialist ophthalmologist from the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, will help GPs improve assessment and management...

VHHITAL education and training – course flyer

| Flyer, Publications

This course flyer has been developed to help promote Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training and Learning (VHHITAL) education and training courses and other...

VHHITAL education and training – communications pack

| Digital resources, Toolkit

This pack has been developed to help promote Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training and Learning (VHHITAL) education and training courses and other opportunities...

Mental health service referral form (PDF)

| Referral form

GPs and other health professionals can use this form to refer anyone experiencing mental ill health to our mental health referral and access team....

Precious Time – communications pack

| Digital resources, Toolkit

Precious Time was developed by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) to address recommendations arising from extensive community consultation that resulted in a...