Infection, Prevention and Control Support Program

Infection, Prevention and Control Support Program 

Murray PHN is leading the Victorian Department of Health’s COVID-19 Infection, Prevention and Support Program (IPC) pilot, in collaboration with the other five Victorian PHNs.

Once established, the IPC will provide a consultancy service to help GPs, community pharmacists and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations, to maintain and continue to improve infection prevention and control measures and keep their patients and staff safe.

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Tender timeline

Murray PHN on behalf of the state Department of Health and Victorian PHNs, is seeking submissions from suitably credentialed and qualified infection prevention and control professionals to develop and pilot a phone and remote video-based advisory service that will deliver individual, tailored Infection Prevention and Control (PIC) assessment and support services. The service will be practically orientated and tailored to direct care service providers, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations, general practices and community pharmacies across the state of Victoria.

Tender and project timeline:

  • Applications opened - Monday 29 March 2021
  • Applications closed - 5pm Thursday 8 April 2021
  • Panel interviews - Friday 16 April to Monday 19 April 2021
  • Successful applicant advised - Thursday 29 April
  • Service to commence - between 3-10 May 2021
  • Service to conclude - Friday 29 October 2021