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 – Clinical Council
 Profile – Community Advisory Council

The membership of the councils is as follows:

Clinical Council (CC)

Dr Ines Rio (Chair)
Chair, MPCN Board

A/Prof Ralph Audehm
Carlton Family Medical Practice

Professor John Catford
Emeritus Professor, Chair in Health Development, Deakin University

Kaye Frankcom
Psychologist in private practice

Tung Le
Director of Service Development, Australian Primary Mental Health Alliance

A/Prof Kwang Lim
Royal Melbourne Hospital

Angelo Pricolo
Tambassis Pharmacy, Pharmacy Guild of Australia

A/Prof Morton Rawlin
GP and Vice President, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Victoria Faculty

Samantha Read
Family Planning Victoria

Dr Peter Walsh
GP First People’s Health and Wellbeing

Community Advisory Council (CAC)

Nancy Hogan (Chair)
Deputy Chair, MPCN Board

A/Prof Helen Dickinson
UNSW Canberra

Marc Florio
Independent consumer

Chris Gibbs
CEO, Mental Health Professionals Network

Joanne Kenny
Project Manager, Strategic improvement Projects, Austin Health

Michal Morris
CEO, inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence

Maryanne Tadic
Manager – Population Health Unit, Merri Health

Maggie Toko
CEO, Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council

Danny Vadasz
CEO, Health Issues Centre