We invite you to:
1. Provide your feedback and ideas to Meeting Place Western Victoria 
OR 
2. Attend one of our Face to Face meetings across the region;

Meeting Place Western Victoria is the easiest, fastest and most convenient way to talk to us. The engagement platform provides you a number of ways to provide feedback and make sure your voice and your ideas are heard. You can also see what others are thinking and talking about and build on their ideas or provide your local perspective.

Geelong Workshop
If you are unable to use Meeting Place Western Victoria, we welcome you to attend a meeting in Geelong to discuss the same issues.

Facilitator:
• Jo Grzelinska - Principal Consultant, Larter Consulting

Open to:
• GPs & GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Practice Managers
• Practice Staff
• Pharmacists
• Other

This event is available in person or via webinar

• Warrnambool ( Webinar ONLY) 
Tuesday 18 September - register here

Stawell ( In Person ONLY) at 27-29 Sloane Street, Stawell  
Wednesday 19 September - register here 

• Geelong at 131 Myers St, Geelong   
Wednesday 26 September -register here

• Ballarat at 101 Drummond St North, Ballart 
 Wednesday 26 September register here

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For further information click on the details button below alternativley contact Natalie Haugh or phone 5222 0800

Event Date 6:15 pm, 26/09/2018
Event End Date 8:00 pm, 26/09/2018

We invite you to:
1. Provide your feedback and ideas to Meeting Place Western Victoria  
OR
2. Attend our webinar or one of our Face to Face workshops across the region:

Meeting Place Western Victoria is the easiest, fastest and most convenient way to talk to us.  The engagement platform provides you a number of ways to provide feedback and make sure your voice and your ideas are heard. You can also see what others are thinking and talking about and build on their ideas or provide your local perspective.

Webinar
If you are unable to use Meeting Place Western Victoria, we welcome you to attend a Webinar to discuss the same issues.

Topics:
• Service duplication, service gaps
• Innovative models of care
• Community-centred partnership and collaborations
• Workforce shortages
• Optimising the nursing workforce
• Defining service integration
• Consumer health and system literacy
• Peer support and education for after hours clinicians
• GP engagement strategies
• Planning for the future
• Defining access measures for rural/remote areas

Facilitator:
• Belinda Caldwell -  Facilitator, Larter Consulting

Open to:
• GPs & GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Practice Managers
• Practice Staff
• Pharmacists
• Other

This event is available in person or via webinar

Warrnambool (Webinar ONLY) 
Tuesday 18 September - register here
Stawell ( In Person ONLY) at 27-29 Sloane Street, Stawell  
Wednesday 19 September - register here  
Geelong at 131 Myers St, Geelong  
Wednesday 26 September - register here
Ballarat at 101 Drummond St North, Ballarat
Wednesday 26 September - register here

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For further information contact Natalie Haugh or phone 5222 0800

Event Date 6:30 pm, 26/09/2018
Event End Date 8:00 pm, 26/09/2018

Topics:
•  Constipation and faecal incontinence
•  Urinary incontincence: daytime wetting and nocturnal enuresis
•  Abdominal pain

Speaker:
•  Dr Johanna Centra – Paediatrician

Open to:
• GP's & GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Aboriginal Health Workers

Venue:
Western Victoria PHN
131 Myers Street, Geelong

For further information click details, view flyer or contact CPD Geelong

Event Date 6:30 pm, 08/10/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 08/10/2018

Topic: Endocrinology/Diabetes update

Speaker: Dr David Song

Open to:

  • General Practitioners
  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Medical Students

Venue: Education Resource Centre, Ballarat Health Services, Drummond Street, Ballarat

Time: 12:30pm Light refreshments, Lecture 1:00pm - 2:00pm

For further information contact Tamara Sproull

Event Date 12:30 pm, 09/10/2018
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 09/10/2018

Join us for a series of presentations outlining Western Victoria PHN’s supportive programs and initiatives, during a networking opportunity for health professionals working in the Colac Otway and western district regions.

• Series 1:   9 October 2018
 PHN overview: our key priorities and deliverables
 Continuing Professional Development: providing access to quality education for health professionals
 PHN Learning Hub: get started with online learning during this interactive session (BYO internet connected   device – limited devices will also be available)

• Series 2:   16 October 2018:
Technology: tools for everyday practice including presentations from HealthPathways, Digital Health and My Health Record

• Series 3:   23 October 2018:
Quality use of medicines and opioid management: includes presentation from DHHS about Real Time Prescription Monitoring – SafeScript

• Series 4:   30 October 2018:
Cancer Optimal Care Pathways: implementing Pathways for Cancer Early Diagnosis (I-PACED) for prostate and oesophago-gastric cancers
Mental Health Services: STEPMI and Stepped Care model of care

Target audience: This series is aimed at primary health care providers, although all interested health professionals are welcome to attend

Venue:
Helen McPherson-Smith Conference room
Colac Area Health

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For further information contact CPD Geelong

Event Date 12:30 pm, 09/10/2018
Event End Date 1:30 pm, 30/10/2018

The training provides an overview of high-risk medicines misuse in the community, outlines best practice for prescribing and dispensing high-risk medicines, and explores ways of managing people who are at risk of high-risk medicine misuse.

Open to:
This training is primarily aimed at prescribers and pharmacists, although all interested health professionals are welcome to attend

Venue:
Colac Area Health
Helen McPherson Smith Conference Room 1
Colac Area Health, 2-28 Connor St

Four RACGP category 2 points
ACRRM points pending
ACP points pending

Training updates are published on the Western Victoria PHN website HERE or the SafeScript Resources Hub HERE

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Email for further information RTPMtraining@westvicphn.com.au

Event Date 6:00 pm, 09/10/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 09/10/2018
Topics:
Using CAT4 / Chronic Disease Management

Speaker:
• Manfred Queteschiner - Account Manager Pen CS

Open to:
• General Practitioners & GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Practice Managers
• Practice Staff
• Aboriginal Health Workers

4 RACGP Category two points

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For further infomation please contact Monica Murnane
Event Date 6:15 pm, 09/10/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 09/10/2018
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The training provides an overview of high-risk medicines misuse in the community, outlines best practice for prescribing and dispensing high-risk medicines, and explores ways of managing people who are at risk of high-risk medicine misuse.

Open to:
This training is primarily aimed at prescribers and pharmacists, although all interested health professionals are welcome to attend

Venue:
Glen Logan Restaurant,
37-39 Dooen Road, Horsham

Four RACGP category 2 points
ACRRM points pending
ACP points pending

Training updates are published on the Western Victoria PHN website HERE or the SafeScript Resources Hub HERE

View flyer

Email for further information RTPMtraining@westvicphn.com.au

Event Date 6:30 pm, 09/10/2018
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 09/10/2018

The training provides an overview of high-risk medicines misuse in the community, outlines best practice for prescribing and dispensing high-risk medicines, and explores ways of managing people who are at risk of high-risk medicine misuse.

Open to:
This training is primarily aimed at prescribers and pharmacists, although all interested health professionals are welcome to attend

Venue:
Portland District Health, Staff Training Room
Bentinck Street, Portland

Four RACGP category 2 points
ACRRM points pending
ACP points pending

Training updates are published on the Western Victoria PHN website HERE or the SafeScript Resources Hub HERE

View flyer

Email for further information RTPMtraining@westvicphn.com.au

Event Date 6:15 pm, 10/10/2018
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 10/10/2018

The training provides an overview of high-risk medicines misuse in the community, outlines best practice for prescribing and dispensing high-risk medicines, and explores ways of managing people who are at risk of high-risk medicine misuse.

Open to:
This training is primarily aimed at prescribers and pharmacists, although all interested health professionals are welcome to attend

Venue:
Stawell Regional Health Education Centre
27 -29 Sloane Street, Stawell

Four RACGP category 2 points
ACRRM points pending
ACP points pending

Training updates are published on the Western Victoria PHN website HERE or the SafeScript Resources Hub HERE

View flyer

Email for further information RTPMtraining@westvicphn.com.au

Event Date 6:30 pm, 10/10/2018
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 10/10/2018