From the Executive Officer’s Desk: August 2017

01.08.2017 News

After just over three years in the role, I have decided that it is time to retire and embrace “the third age”.   We have just completed a three year strategic plan – started just after I arrived – and are currently embarking on developing a new plan. Developing a summary of the completed plan has […]

2017 Musculoskeletal Health Webinar Series

04.07.2017 News

2017 Musculoskeletal Health Webinar Series: Webinars 6-11 Date and Time: 7-8pm (AEST) on various dates between July – November 2017. Audience: Health professionals of various disciplines across the musculoskeletal health and other sectors. Purpose: To provide participants with clinically-meaningful skills and knowledge to deliver recommended care by focusing on issues relevant to the evidence-based treatment […]

Women’s Health East Vacancy

20.06.2017 News

Women’s Health East are looking for a project coordinator to fulfil the role funded by their successful Community Partnerships for Primary Prevention grant application. Further information is available from the WHE website  Position description Closing date for applications: July 17  

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: June 2017

08.06.2017 News

The Well The EMR PCPs are working hard to continue the development of The Well website – a collaborative venture between Outer and Inner East Primary Care Partnerships.  Recent work has included contracting of a new website developer and development of online links between the priorities “portals” on the site and the Victorian Government Outcomes Framework. […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: May 2017

02.05.2017 News

I’m sure you are all aware of the huge changes going on at DHHS and within the service sector, with many reforms planned or in train. In order to ensure PCPs continue to provide appropriate support to our member agencies, we have been re-thinking our role.  VicPCP – the coordinating body for all Primary Care […]

Family violence workforce census

18.04.2017 News

Victoria’s first family violence workforce census gives workers the opportunity to have a voice on the key issues affecting them and to shape the 10-year Family Violence Industry Plan

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: April 2017

10.04.2017 News

This week I was fortunate to be able to attend the World Congress on Public Health. The presentations from the keynote speakers were both sobering and inspiring. Some key messages from the morning’s presentations were about international trends and their impact on health – the increasing disparity between rich and poor, and a growing political […]

Opening Doors Community Leadership Program: Applications invited

10.04.2017 News

Alex Mills, Opening Doors Coordinator, is thrilled to report that applications for the 2017 Opening Doors Community Leadership Program are now open! This year Opening Doors celebrates 9 years of making a real difference in local communities. Alex would be delighted to hear from anyone who is interested in applying for the 2017 Program. Applications will […]

Housing, Homelessness and Mental Health Consultation

30.03.2017 Events, News

The Mental Health Commission is working to build a better understanding of the connections between housing, homelessness and mental health by a consultation process from 27 March to 24 April 2017. Consumers, carers, families and support people are invited to share housing and homelessness experiences in relation to mental health through this consultation. Have your […]

Victorian Carers Statement Survey

30.03.2017 Events, News

Victorian carers deserve to be acknowledged and recognised for the essential support they provide to others. The Victorian Government is working in partnership with Carers Victoria to develop a Carer Statement which will outline how we can best support and recognise carers. They want to hear from carers and organisations that support someone with a disability, […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: March 2017

17.03.2017 News

This month it has been great to welcome two new project staff to our team. Samina Alam and Sarah Italiano have joined the team on a short term basis to help with a range of project work. We are also looking forward to having our new Prevention Coordinator Tracey Blythe on board. Tracey starts on […]

Women’s Health Survey 2017

21.02.2017 Events, News

Women in Australia deserve access to reliable health information that’s based on real research and expert advice. However, there are many gaps in current knowledge when it comes to women’s health. The Jean Hailes annual Women’s Health Survey is a national online survey that asks women about the health information they need and trust. You […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk, February 2017

10.02.2017 News

Welcome to our first IEPCP E-bulletin update for 2017. As most of you will be aware, ‘tis the season for planning and we have undertaken a range of work to support you. We are very pleased to advise that the full report of the Health and Wellbeing Needs of Older People Living in the Eastern Region […]

New grants to help prevent gambling harm in the community

07.02.2017 News

We are pleased to announce that applications for the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s Prevention Partnership Program 2017-19 are now open. New grants totalling $4 million over two years from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2019 will help to prevent and reduce gambling related harm within local communities across Victoria. Applications for grants are welcome […]

Dementia Guide

22.12.2016 News

The Dementia Guide is an important resource for anyone who has recently been diagnosed with dementia or has been impacted by the disease. This could be any type of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, or mixed dementia, and it addresses issues for people of all ages living with the disease.

Opening Doors Final Report

21.12.2016 News

Impact Evaluation of the Opening Doors Community Leadership Program for Social Inclusion

Collaborative Leadership and Action for Community Wellbeing Symposium – presentations now available

20.12.2016 News

From the EO’s Desk: December update

15.12.2016 News

2016 In Review Season’s greetings and thank you to all our partners for your ongoing contribution to our partnership. I’d particularly like to thank the members of the Inner East Primary Care Partnership Executive for their support throughout 2016. This month we say farewell to Rebecca Morgan Population Health Coordinator. Rebecca has provided support to […]

From the EO’s desk: November update

18.11.2016 News

Hello all, The Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Outcomes Framework The Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Outcomes Framework has just been released. There is also a new website to support collaboration: Prevention Victoria. The Outcomes Framework outlines an approach to monitoring progress in collective efforts to improve health and wellbeing through use of a comprehensive […]

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