Within our region, some communities have a very high rate of people visiting their GP or hospital emergency departments during the after-hours period (more than double the estimated national rate).
We recognise there is a need to improve access to after-hours services so we are working with our local health service delivery partners to address gaps and improve services by focusing on our at-risk communities.
Services We Fund
To improve access to after hours services in our communities we collaborate with the services below:
Community hospices provide palliative care support for people in need of end of life care and their families. We support two major community hospices in our region by funding clinical staff to deliver care for patients in the after-hours period. This funding ensures continuity of care for community members and their families who otherwise would be unable to fund their end of life care.
Our funded providers are:
Helpful Links and Resources
We've compiled a list of helpful links and resources for you.
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