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Western Victoria PHN (WVPHN) offers a range of education, training and networking events to help develop the knowledge, capabilities and skills of people working in western Victoria’s primary health care sector.

Through workshops and webinars;  access to online training; and past webinar recordings on WVPHN’s YouTube Learn, general practice staff have a comprehensive list of resources available at any given place and time. 

Another way to share and develop your skills and knowledge while networking with other professionals in your local area is to be involved in a primary health care peer support group.

A variety of peer support groups meet regularly across western Victoria under the facilitation of Western Victoria PHN. 

Peer Support Groups with WVPHN

Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) connects primary health care providers with specialists and professional experts via regular telehealth sessions.

TeleECHO digital sessions are currently being held for:

  • SPIDAH - Intellectual Disability
  • Domestic and Family Violence
  • COVID-19
  • Mental Health
  • Movement Disorders
  • Persistent Pain

Project ECHO with WVPHN