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Western Victoria Primary Health Network (PHN) welcomes the Government’s latest funding allocations to help support older Australians with more aged care options.

SafeScript, the Australian-first real-time prescription monitoring system rolled out by the Andrews Labor Government, is already saving lives and keeping patients with prescription medication addictions safe from harm.

WIMMERA health groups believe there is a need for greater understanding about alcohol-related harms.

It comes as Deakin University analysis released this week shows a levy based on alcoholic content could help reduce consumption and lead to significant health benefits, particularly in reducing obesity rates.

CAMPERDOWN nurse Beth Royal’s commitment to preventing female-specific cancers in the wider community has earned her this year’s Primary Health Care Nurse Excellence Award.

Based at the Robinson Street Medical Centre, Mrs Royal received the Western Victoria Primary Health Network award in Geelong last week.

On Monday the Prime Minister said sorry to the victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse across Australia. Western Victoria Primary Health Network welcomes the national apology.