2016 - 17 Population Health Planning Needs Assessment

Western Victoria PHN is focussed on working with health service providers, users and communities to develop and improve access to the right primary health services, in the right place, at the right time. As part of this process, we have conducted our 2016-17 Population Health Planning Needs Assessment (Needs Assessment), collecting and collating information to identify systems and service development priorities, building on our previous work and knowledge. This will inform Western Victoria PHN's regional planning, commissioning and integration opportunities.

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Following recent face-to-face stakeholder meetings in late May and early June 2016, please find below a list of health summaries for all Local Government Areas (LGAs) in our region.

2016 - 17 Needs Assessments

Western Victoria PHN Needs Assessment

Western Victoria PHN Mental Health Needs Assessment

Alcohol and Other Drugs Needs Assessment

2016 Health Profile

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2016 Health Profile by Local Government Area*

*Last updated 13 July 2016

Ballarat Goldfields

Shire of Central Goldfields
City of Ballarat
Hepburn Shire Council
Moorabool Shire Council
Pyrenees Shire

Geelong Otway

Borough of Queenscliffe
City of Greater Geelong
Golden Plains Shire Council
Surf Coast Shire
Colac Otway Shire

Great South Coast

Corangamite Shire
Glenelg Shire
Moyne Shire Council
Southern Grampians Shire
Warrnambool City Council

Wimmera Grampians

Ararat Rural City Council
Hindmarsh Shire Council
Horsham Rural City Council
Northern Grampians Shire Council
West Wimmera Shire Council
Yarriambiack Shire Council 

You can continue to make a positive difference to the region’s primary health system by providing feedback any time via email: info@westvicphn.com.au.