Category Archives: News

Helping general practices to build business resilience

Murray PHN is pleased to launch the three-part Business Resilience Program; 'Insight, Learn, Develop', for general practices in our region. The Program will help practices build on their business models and tackle practice specific issues with direct support from leading general practice business consultant Medical Business Services. The first of three webinars is on 21 April and will focus on practice viability,…
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COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

The first group of Australians have started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. There are five phases or groups in the COVID vaccine rollout, focusing on protecting the most vulnerable Australians first. The vaccine will be free for all Australian citizens, permanent residents, and most visa-holders. A person's COVID vaccine priority group can be determined by using…
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New digital health specialist toolkit

A new resource is now available to assist private specialist practices to better understand and adopt digital health technologies which may support improved decision making and continuity of care. The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) has co-developed the Digital Health Specialist Toolkit with input and testing from specialists and practice staff, and in support…
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Recapping the year that was 2020

Murray PHN is pleased to release its annual Report to the Community, aptly titled "a year like no other". This year's report offers a video-rich snapshot and insights into the experiences of our team during a very busy, very unusual year. Click here to read and watch our 2020 Report to Community.
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New Murray HealthPathways website

The Murray HealthPathways team have adopted a new mobile-friendly HealthPathways platform, to ensure our users can access valuable pathway information no matter what device they’re using. The platform incorporates all the same clinical guidance in a local context, but does so with a clean, contemporary design and added features to make accessing HealthPathways easier and…
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#SharetheBear to support mental health

HeadtoHelp is a free mental health support service open to Victorians (and people living in our border communities) whose mental health has been impacted by the pandemic. It is available to people of any age, including children, young people and older adults, and is open to families, carers and people experiencing addiction. By calling 1800 595 212, people…
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First HeadtoHelp mental health hubs open

New mental health clinics for Victoria Murray PHN’s first two HeadtoHelp mental health hubs opened on Monday 14 September 2020, in Bendigo and Wodonga. Anyone struggling with the impact of COVID on their lives can access free mental health support by calling 1800 595 212 between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. HeadtoHelp hubs, set…
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New mental health clinics for Victoria

New mental health clinics for Victoria On 17 August, the Australian Government announced $26.9m of new funding to establish 15 dedicated mental health clinics (hubs) across Victoria and support people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The hubs will be located in existing health clinics or sites to give people access to a range of supports and provide referrals…
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COVID-19 advice

COVID-19 advice To help primary health care providers and community members in our region, we've collated a range of useful resources on our COVID-19 webpage. While this information is regularly updated, the most timely advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found on the official government websites: Commonwealth Government Department of Health Victorian Department of Health…
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