Category Archives: News

Investing in primary care

Murray PHN's Request for Proposal (RFP) for chronic care funding is open on TenderSearch. The RFP will be open for a 5-week period, closing 4pm Monday 31 July, 2017. Click here to register for TenderSearch. Commissioning is a major policy shift in thinking about how to build collaborative service systems in primary care. We know…
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Industry briefings

Industry briefings: investing in primary care across Murray PHN  The Federal Government’s funding of primary care has undergone a seismic shift. Primary Health Networks (PHNs) have been charged with improving regional health outcomes by funding services that demonstrate best practice, evidence-based models of care and reducing avoidable hospitalisations over time. We are inviting health services…
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Making local health a priority

Loddon and Gannawarra Shire residents and the health services that serve them will soon have a greater understanding of the key local health issues and service delivery challenges. Twelve health and community organisations have joined together to create the Loddon Gannawarra Health Services Executive Network (LGHSEN). The Network has now completed the 206-page Loddon Gannawarra…
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Local strategies for suicide prevention

Murray PHN (Primary Health Network) and the Victorian Government will work together in a joint suicide prevention project in both Mildura and Benalla from March next year. The Victorian Government aims to halve the rate of suicide by 2025 with a $27 million, four year investment in the Suicide Prevention Framework. Its partnership with the…
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AGM notice

Notice is given of a meeting of the Murray PHN Annual General Meeting to be held at 37 Rowan Street Bendigo 6pm Tuesday 15 November 2016. RSVP Monday 14 November. Enquiries to Ros Bester e: rbester@murrayphn.org.au or t: 03 4408 5617.
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Advisory Council members appointed

More than 60 members of the central and northern Victorian community have been appointed to eight regional Advisory Councils that will help shape the health system needs of the Murray PHN region. Four Community Advisory Councils and four Clinical Advisory Councils will provide local knowledge on health priorities and gaps in service, guided by clinical,…
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NAIDOC Week | 3-10 July 2016

NAIDOC Week is held in the first week in July and is a celebration of the history, culture, contributions and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
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Mind Recovery College ™

Mind Recovery College is an initiative of Mind Australia: who have been providing mental health and psychosocial disability support services for almost 40 years. Mind Recovery College was formed with the aim of offering a unique learning experience. It’s for people who are wanting to know more about mental health, with a focus on personal experience.
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Stigma Action Grant | Art Exhibition

Group art The Vahland Art Group (Bendigo Health) presents an exhibition titled: Reducing mental health stigma. Loddon Mallee Murray Partners in Recovery (PIR) awarded The Vahland Art Group with a ‘Stigma Action Funding Grant’ for a 12 week program focused on reducing mental health stigma. The art exhibition opened yesterday at Handle Bar in the…
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Community Advisory Councils | Have your say on local health

Local people with an interest in health, wellbeing and health care are invited to support Murray PHN to establish Community Advisory Councils across their region. Community members are encouraged to attend one of the 13 planned consultation forums occurring through April and May and apply for membership to the Community Advisory Councils.
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