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Chronic Disease Update - Tender Now Open

September 06, 2018

Chronic Disease Update

Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN are in the process of realigning Chronic Disease services funded by the PHN with the National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions. 

To ensure continuity of support for clients in our communities, existing contracts with Chronic Disease service providers have been extended until the 31st of December 2018. A re-commissioning cycle has commenced to identify and embed providers across the region from the 1st of January 2019. These providers will deliver services for people with chronic conditions replacing the former Rural Primary Health Services (RPHS) program funded by the PHN. The services will focus on: 

  • prevention;
  • providing efficient, effective and appropriate care to support people with chronic conditions to optimise quality of life; and 
  • targeting priority populations. 

Tender Now Open

We are now seeking applications for the below interventions

bb68fe0d-6042-4cba-9b61-c66fe1e78b2a.png Care Coordination: Care coordination services for clients with complex chronic conditions and other possible co-morbidities including mental health.  

bb68fe0d-6042-4cba-9b61-c66fe1e78b2a.png Individual Interventions from Health Professionals: Individual interventions from Health Professionals including, but not limited to: physiotherapy, podiatry, exercise physiology, diabetes education and dietetics, occupational therapy, respiratory, speech pathology and groups interventions.   

bb68fe0d-6042-4cba-9b61-c66fe1e78b2a.png Telehealth Interventions 

bb68fe0d-6042-4cba-9b61-c66fe1e78b2a.png Multi-disciplinary Interventions 

The services should target high incidence chronic conditions and/or risk factors, including: 

  • obesity
  • physical inactivity
  • diabetes
  • respiratory disease
  • cardiovascular disease
  • arthritis
  • chronic pain


Invitations to tender for the above opportunities are being delivered by TenderLink - our e-portal for tender submissions. The Request for Offer has now been released.

Click here to to access Darling Downs and West Moreton PHNs TenderLink site. 

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