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Western Victoria Primary Health Network
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Western Victoria Primary Health Network (PHN) is responsible for increasing the effectiveness, efficiency and coordination of health services for patients.

Western Victoria Primary Health Network (PHN) was established on 1 July 2015 and is responsible for increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of health services for patients, particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes.
The Western Victoria PHN services a population of 576,798 and has regional centres in Horsham, Ballarat, Geelong and Warrnambool.
Why us
Western Victoria PHN's strategic pillars include;
REGIONAL HEALTH PLANNING
- Undertake regional needs assessment to understand the primary health system priorities for rural and regional communities.
- Engage with general practice, Aboriginal health services, private allied health, community organisations and hospitals to maximise knowledge of workforce, service gaps and system issues.
- Engage with communities to ensure local perspectives are incorporated into program design, delivery and evaluation.
COMMISSIONING
- Use regional needs assessment priorities to inform the development of responsive and innovative workforce and service models.
- Implement transparent and robust contract and procurement processes.
- Adopt evidence based best practice approaches.
- Monitor and evaluate services and models.
GP AND PRIMARY CARE DEVELOPMENT
- Leverage the expertise of general practice to inform primary care development.
- Collaborate with general practice in implementing quality improvement activities.
- Collate and analyse data to inform service system improvement.
- Create opportunities for the primary care system to partner with general practice to improve health outcomes and reduce preventable hospital presentations.
HEALTH SYSTEM INTEGRATION
- Utilise cross sector collaboration and coordination.
- Implement eHealth solutions to improve continuity of care and clinical decision making.
- Enhance capability and capacity of general practice through the co-design of clinical pathways.
- Partner with communities and health professionals.
Business Address
Street Address
131 Myers Street
Suburb
Geelong
State
Victoria
Post Code
3220
Country
Australia
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Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
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Western Victoria Primary Health Network
CPD Type
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Delivery
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