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The Commonwealth has determined that there are 6 key priority areas for each PHN to address.

These are:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Aged Care
  • Mental Health including Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Digital Health
  • Health Workforce
  • Population Health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

To view current programs and activities for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health priority, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Integrated Team Care (ITC) The ITC Activity combines the former Care Coordination and Supplementary Services (CCSS) and Improving Indigenous Access to Mainstream Primary Care (IIAMPC) programs. The ITC recognises and builds on the success…
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Commenced
Regional Patient Care-Coordination for Client Transport Aim: To support patients at risk of preventable re-admission to hospital through care coordination and assistance in accessing transport to attend primary health care appointments. Transport deficiencies impact the accessibility…
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Approved for Scoping
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Midwife Aim: This program is solely focused on the needs of young women who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and their children to connect with care throughout the phases…
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Approved for Scoping
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander - Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment Service Activity will form part of Activity One - Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment Services but will focus on providing services that are culturally appropriate. Culturally Appropriate Services Applications were…
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Approved
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander – AODS Outclient Solution Project As identified in the NGO AOD Services report prepared by QNADA, outclient services are required in the Darling Downs and West Moreton regions. These include: non-residential day stay rehabilitation services;relapse…
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Approved
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander - Ongoing AODS Needs Assessment and Consultation This activity will form part of AODS Activity Three - Ongoing Needs Assessment and Consultation but will focus on services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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Approved

Aged Care

To view current programs and activities for the Aged Care priority, including Palliative Care, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Regional Patient Care-Coordination for Client Transport Aim: To support patients at risk of preventable re-admission to hospital through care coordination and assistance in accessing transport to attend primary health care appointments. Transport deficiencies impact the accessibility…
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Approved for Scoping

Mental Health

To view current programs and activities for the Mental Health priority, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Respond and Address Significant Adverse Events Aim: To assist community to respond and address events with impact on community as they arise and reduce the impact of incidents causing trauma in communities, responding at the local…
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Approved Pending - Evidenced Needed.
Response to Per and Poly-Fluroalkyl Substance (PFAS) Exposure Aim: Communication strategy, promotion and consultation withSpecialised mental health and counselling servicesPre-post blood testing GP consultations 1.4 Building community resilience and confidenceActivity: Implement communication strategy to promote specialised mental health…
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Approved for Scoping

Alcohol and Other Drugs

To view current programs and activities for the Mental Health priority, focused on Alcohol and Other Drugs, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Activity One - Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Queensland Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (QNADA)6 and the Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN HNA identified in the NGO AOD Services report for the Darling Downs and…
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Approved
Activity Two - Outclient Solution Project As identified in the NGO AOD Services report prepared by QNADA, out-client services are required in the Darling Downs and West Moreton regions. These include: non-residential day stay rehabilitation services;relapse…
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Approved for Scoping
Activity Three - Ongoing Needs Assessment and Consultation The Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN is committed to collecting, recording and analysing information and data received from the communities in our region. Our AOD Program Coordinator will collect…
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Approved
Activity Four - Service Coordination, Support and Governance The Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN will provide support to local AOD services and provide a coordination role to improve care coordination at the local level. An aspect of…
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Approved
Activity Five - Workforce Development The Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN will work to promote quality improvement through the provision of opportunities for health sector upskilling in the area of AODs. We will work…
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Approved
Activity Six – Additional Service Provision in Identified Areas Following community consultations across the region and the service gaps that exist the Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN knows that existing service modalities, and not simply the quantum of…
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Approved
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander - Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment Service Activity will form part of Activity One - Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment Services but will focus on providing services that are culturally appropriate. Culturally Appropriate Services Applications were…
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Approved
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander – AODS Outclient Solution Project As identified in the NGO AOD Services report prepared by QNADA, outclient services are required in the Darling Downs and West Moreton regions. These include: non-residential day stay rehabilitation services;relapse…
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Approved
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander - Ongoing AODS Needs Assessment and Consultation This activity will form part of AODS Activity Three - Ongoing Needs Assessment and Consultation but will focus on services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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Approved

Digital Health

To view current programs and activities for the Digital Health priority, click on the link below.

Health Workforce

To view current programs and activities for the Health Workforce priority, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Hospital and Health Service General Practice Integration Aim: To effect on-the-ground change to communication, referral pathways, connectivity, discharge summaries etc. to provide a conduit for direct responsiveness to issues between HHS’ and general practice and provide continuous…
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Approved for Scoping

Population Health

To view current programs and activities for the Population Health priority, including Immunisations, After Hours Care, Cancer Screenings, Refugee Health and Chronic Disease Management, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Regional Patient Care-Coordination for Client Transport Aim: To support patients at risk of preventable re-admission to hospital through care coordination and assistance in accessing transport to attend primary health care appointments. Transport deficiencies impact the accessibility…
Read More
Approved for Scoping
Hospital and Health Service General Practice Integration Aim: To effect on-the-ground change to communication, referral pathways, connectivity, discharge summaries etc. to provide a conduit for direct responsiveness to issues between HHS’ and general practice and provide continuous…
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Approved for Scoping
Respond and Address Significant Adverse Events Aim: To assist community to respond and address events with impact on community as they arise and reduce the impact of incidents causing trauma in communities, responding at the local…
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Approved Pending - Evidenced Needed.
Health Support for Vulnerable and Marginalised People Aim: Ensure that health services are accessible for people with refugee status including services from GPs, allied health including chronic disease and immunisation. Activity: Continuation of the Refugee Health Nurse…
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Approved for scoping
Identify Barriers and Develop Solutions for Refugee Health Aim: This activity will create local solutions to the barriers faced by our refugee community in accessing health care. Initially, issues will be recognised and mapped by working closely with…
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Approved for scoping
Identify Barriers and Develop Solutions for Homelessness Health Aim: This activity will create local solutions to the barriers faced by our homeless community in accessing health care. Initially, issues will be recognised and mapped by working closely with…
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Approved for scoping
Identify Barriers and Develop Solutions for Domestic Violence Victims’ Health Aim: This activity will create local solutions to the barriers faced by victims of domestic violence in accessing health care. Initially, issues will be recognised and mapped by working closely…
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Approved for scoping
HealthPathways Aim: This activity will establish two separate HealthPathways across our region, one for the Darling Downs and another for the West Moreton area. HealthPathways will be new to the region…
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Approved for scoping
Health Care Home Readiness Aim: This project will aim to inform and prepare general practice for the roll out of the Health Care Homes (HCH) model. Three stages will be implemented and consist of…
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Approved for scoping
Education and Support Training and Development Suite Ongoing education and support – training and development that addresses the needs as identified in preliminary needs assessment and ongoing needs and gaps analysis. Target areas identified in preliminary analysis…
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Approved for scoping
General Practice Data Quality and Continuous Improvement Project Promote and support the use of Clinical Audit Tools (CAT4) in general practice, and the extraction, aggregation and analysis of de-identified patient data (PatCAT). Develop a strategy for aggregating de-identified…
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Approved for scoping

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