Resources

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

North Western Melbourne PHN Needs Assessment Report November 2020

| Report

North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) is committed to continually improving primary health care for all communities in the region. As part of...

Eyelid function, lumps, bumps and cancer and the eye (webinar held on 10 March 2021)

| Webinar

This webinar is for GPs to improve their knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of patients with conditions affecting their eyelids including...

Navigating the NDIS in general practice (webinar held on 2 March 2021)

| Webinar

Do you feel confident when patients and carers ask for support and advice on NDIS eligibility, evidence gathering and documentation? This webinar discussed the...

Marketing 101: using digital platforms to grow your practice (webinar held on 16 March 2021)

| Webinar

Feeling lost when promoting and growing your practice? Not sure what type of digital tools are at your disposal? In this webinar we discussed...

National Cancer Screening Register – Health Care Provider Portal Quick Start Guide

| Information sheet

The National Cancer Screening Register (NCSR) has released a Healthcare Provider Portal to enable providers to access and submit bowel and cervical screening data...

Electronic prescribing for GPs & pharmacists (18 February 2021 webinar)

| Webinar

This session covered: an overview on how GPs and pharmacists can set up and prepare for electronic prescribing, the steps involved and the systems...

Australian Immunisation Handbook – mobile app

| Link

The Australian Immunisation Handbook provides clinical advice for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice.

Australian Immunisation Handbook

| Link

The Australian Immunisation Handbook provides clinical advice for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice.

My mental health video: Vietnamese version

| Video

Your mental health and wellbeing influence how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope with stress,...

My mental health video: Karen version

| Video

Your mental health and wellbeing influence how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope with stress,...

My mental health video: Chinese (Simplified) version

| Video

Your mental health and wellbeing influence how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope with stress,...

My mental health video: Burmese version

| Video

Your mental health and wellbeing influence how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope with stress,...

My mental health video: Arabic version

| Video

Your mental health and wellbeing influence how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope with stress,...

My mental health video – English version

| Video

Your mental health and wellbeing influence how you think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects your ability to cope with stress,...

Supporting and understanding delegations in HPOS to enable access to the Australian Immunisation Register

| Information sheet

Health Professional Online Services (HPOS) is a secure way for healthcare providers (and their delegates) to do business online with Services Australia. A number...

Caring for Carers Quality Improvement Workbook for General Practice

| Toolkit

It is estimated that one in eight patients in any general practice is a carer.  Carers provide a vital role in our society, and...

Approach to diplopia (webinar held on 2 December 2020)

| Webinar

A webinar with a specialist ophthalmologist from the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, for GPs to improve their knowledge and skills in the...

NWMPHN Mental Health and AOD Needs Services Review

| Report

In 2015–16, North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network engaged Aspex Consulting to undertake an in-depth review of mental health and alcohol and drug treatment...

NWMPHN Refugee Humanitarian Services Mapping Report

| Report

In 2015–16, North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network engaged Aspex Consulting to better understand the demographic profile of refugees and asylum seekers in the...

SafeScript Training Hub

| Link

The Victorian Government’s SafeScript real-time prescription monitoring initiative is focused on reducing the misuse and growing harms from high-risk prescription medicines.

Preventing antibiotic resistance: patient handout

| Brochure

Resource for clinics to help prevent antibiotic resistance.

Preventing antibiotic resistance: poster for waiting rooms

| Poster

Resource for clinics to help prevent antibiotic resistance.

Referral form – Psychosocial Support Services (western region – cohealth)

| Referral form

Referral form for North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network's Psychosocial Support Services.