To ensure that everyone’s efforts to strengthen primary health care and connect services across the health care system are effective, North Western Melbourne PHN works in close collaboration with clinical and community leaders and representatives.

Our standing Clinical and Community Advisory Councils play an essential role, helping to guide our work and ensure our activities are connected to and supported by the communities we serve.

 Profile – Peak Clinical Council
 Profile – Peak Community Advisory Council

The inaugural membership of the councils is as follows:

Peak Clinical Council (PCC)

Dr Ines Rio (Chair)
MPCN Board

Angelo Pricolo
Tambassis Pharmacy, Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Professor John Catford
Deakin University, Emeritius Professor 

Kaye Frankcom
South West Allied Health Network,
Kaye Frankcom and Associates

Kudzu Kanhutu
Royal Melbourne and Refugee Health Fellow

A/Prof Kwang Lim
Royal Melbourne Hospital

A/Professor Morton Rawlin
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Victoria Faculty and the National Faculty of Specific Interests

Pauline Petschel
Wyndham City Council

Peter Walsh
GP and Medical Director, Victorian Aboriginal Health Service

Samantha Read
Hampstead Drive Medical Centre

A/Professor Ralph Audehm
General Practitioner

Tung Le
Kamira Health

Vida Pranskunas
Djerriwarrh Health Services

Peak Community Advisory Council (PCAC)

Nancy Hogan (Chair)
MPCN Board

Chris Gibbs
Independent consumer

Danny Vadasz
Health Issues Centre

A/Professor Helen Dickinson
UNSW Canberra

Joanne Kenny
Austin Health

Maggie Toko
Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council Inc. (VMIAC)

Marc Florio
Independent consumer

Maryanne Tadic
Merri Health 

Michal Morris
CEO, InTouch