Replacement for the docgeelong.com website
The docgeelong.com website will be deactivated from 14 June, 2019.
The site has been a handy public resource for finding local health providers. However, in the years since that site was first developed and launched, new resources have become available that can provide more detailed, expansive and up-to-date information for the public on local health services.
New mental health support available to people falling through the cracks
A new mental health program to support people and families who aren’t part of the NDIS or public mental health services has been launched.
Western Victoria health practitioners urged to plan now for upcoming voluntary assisted dying laws
Western Victoria Primary Health Network (PHN) is encouraging general practitioners and other health services in the region to properly prepare for the new voluntary assisted dying laws which come into effect from 19 June this year.
MBS changes and information
MBS item number changes – Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF)
The new item number changes for March 2018 have been released and clarification from MBS provides an understanding on the correct method of billing and utilising the new 90001 and 90002 item numbers.
Additional funding toward western Victoria’s aged care community including mental health supports
Western Victoria Primary Health Network (PHN) welcomes the Government’s latest funding allocations to help support older Australians with more aged care options.