Find out about the current quality improvement focus area within the western Victoria region

Western Victoria Primary Health Network (WVPHN) has an important role in supporting  primary care practices across our region to deliver quality improvement in the areas it is needed the most.

COVID-19 Response

For information on managing the current COVID-19 outbreak as well as administering COVID-19 vaccines across our region

What we offer

Practice Facilitation Visits
Practice Resources
Workshops and Webinars
Programs and National Schemes

Welcome to Practice Connect

Practice Connect and our team of Practice Facilitators are here to provide support to general practices in western Victoria by supporting your team to improve the health and wellbeing of people you are caring for. We do this by enhancing sustainability, viability and supporting improved patient outcomes through continuous quality improvement. 

Our Practice Connect tool kits provide a comprehensive range of materials to improve all aspects of running and managing a general practice. We also provide additional support by visiting your practice, over the phone or via email. Our service is provided free-of-charge to all general practices across the Western Victoria PHN region.

We will also support you and your team on various aspects of practice management including optimising the Medical Benefits Schedule, preparing for accreditation, digital health, Practice Incentive Program – Quality Improvement and more.

Latest Updates

Chronic Conditions Health Providers, WVPHN wants to hear from you!

July 1, 2022
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WVPHN invites health providers to share their experience to ensure the chronic conditions support services WVPHN commission are delivering the right outcomes for both patients and health providers. You are now invited to contribute to the next steps of this work via an online co-design workshop looking at how the service models WVPHN commission are…

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WVPHN releases data highlighting health and wellbeing indicators

June 30, 2022
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Western Victoria Primary Health Network has produced a series of Electoral Information Packs highlighting key health and wellbeing indicators for each of the five main Federal electorates within our catchment region. The packs include general demographic information of our communities such as population data, health status and risks and hospital admissions View the Electoral Information…

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Community Visitors Scheme

June 17, 2022
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The CVS supports volunteers through a range of volunteering organisations to form friendships with senior Australians receiving aged care, providing company and conversation to people who may not get a lot of other visitors.  CVS is a national scheme, with visits available to anyone receiving government-subsidised residential aged care or Home Care Packages who are…

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Influenza funding

June 3, 2022
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The Victorian Government is offering reimbursement of $25 (excluding GST) per influenza vaccine dose administered and the opportunity to apply for a one-off $2,000 grant to GPs and community pharmacies interested in maximising their capacity to deliver influenza vaccines across Victoria during June 2022. This opportunity is available and encouraged to all Victorian GPs and…

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