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.

The inaugural membership of the councils is as follows:

Peak Clinical Council (PCC)

Dr Ines Rio (Chair)
MPCN Board

A/Professor Ralph Audehm
General Practitioner

Professor John Catford
Epworth Healthcare

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

Dr David Isaac
North Richmond Community Health, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Vida Pranskunas
Djerriwarrh Health Services

Angelo Pricolo
Tambassis Pharmacy, Pharmacy Guild of Australia

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

Samantha Read
Hampstead Drive Medical Centre

A/Prof Kwang Lim
Royal Melbourne Hospital

Pauline Petschel
Wyndham City Council

Peak Community Advisory Council (PCAC)

Nancy Hogan (Chair)
MPCN Board

A/Professor Helen Dickinson
UNSW Canberra

Marc Florio
Independent consumer

Chris Gibbs
Independent consumer

Maryanne Tadic
Merri Health 

Danny Vadasz
Health Issues Centre