From the Executive Officer’s Desk: April 2021

01.04.2021 News

Dear Partners, I am very excited to share an announcement from the Department of Health received 31 March 2021 about our funding and the future of PCPs statewide: Current funding arrangements will be extended until March 2022, and any transition plan developed will be on the basis of guaranteeing no reduction in funding. The department […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: March 2021

03.03.2021 News

February was a month of terrific energy as discussions ramp up in preparation for the prevention strategic planning cycle processes to set the scene for the next four years. The Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network extended an invitation to contribute to a workshop: Assessing Health Care Needs in Eastern and North East – to identify […]

Virtual Coffee With… Jo Stanford, Senior Dietitian and Child and Family Team Leader in Community Health Eastern Health

04.02.2021 Coffee With, News

Our first virtual coffee with for 2021 is with Jo Stanford, a Senior Dietitian and Child and Family Team Leader in Community Health at Eastern Health. Jo spoke with our Primary Prevention Coordinator, Bonnie Coogan and shared some insights about her work with families and the variety of the work she sits across in her […]

IEPCP Social Inclusion Framework Launch

02.02.2021 News

In 2020 the IEPCP developed a Social Inclusion Framework. This Framework was designed to guide actions that will promote social inclusion and an inclusive society. We launched the Framework on 8th December. The launch was held via zoom and is available to watch in full or in part.    

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: February 2021

02.02.2021 News

Happy New Year to all of our partners – I hope you enjoyed a relaxing break after such a challenging year. I’m returning with hope and optimism that across Victoria we will be on a recovery journey, highly prioritising health & wellbeing and the natural & urban environment, with adequate support to those most impacted. […]

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15.12.2020 News

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: December 2020

07.12.2020 News

Dear Partners, Approaching December, the pace is picking up towards Christmas, and toward the next four-year planning cycle of Local Government and Integrated Health Promotion funded organisations, thinking about health focus areas, as recovery from COVID-19 begins. Contributing to local strategic planning It was exciting to be part of the leaders’ roundtable of the Whitehorse […]

IEPCP November E-bulletin 2020

09.11.2020 e-Bulletin, News

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: November 2020

04.11.2020 News

Dear Partners, It’s hard not to feel optimistic and elated with the local number of people impacted by the Covid19 virus falling so significantly, and pandemic restrictions easing. From a public health perspective Victorians have collectively done an awesome job cooperating with the science and messaging, and I acknowledge the incredible workload of our colleagues […]

Virtual Coffee With… David Towl, General Manager – Health Promotion – Access Health and Community

04.11.2020 Coffee With, News

This month Inner East PCP interviews David Towl, General Manager Health Promotion, Access Health & Community. David tells us about the fascinating history of Access H&C from its humble beginnings as a paupers hospital to the growing community health organisation it is today. Find out how an organisation like this has pivoted to cope with […]

PopUP November 2020

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IEPCP October E-bulletin 2020

30.09.2020 e-Bulletin, News

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: October 2020

29.09.2020 News

Dear Partners, I am pleased to announce that PCPs have received an extension to 30 June 2021. At this stage, it is uncertain what this will mean for expectations in the New Year, however it enables us to fully commit to supporting existing commitments and support recovery efforts in the coming months. September has been […]

Virtual Coffee With… Nang Souphaphone, Program Support Officer, Inner East PCP

24.09.2020 Coffee With, News

This month IEPCP interviews our new Project Support Officer Nang Souphaphone. Nang came from Laos as Australian Award Scholarship recipient to study a Diploma of Community Services at Holmesglen. She has spent many hours as a volunteer for Universities, community organisations, state and local government and others, to support vulnerable marginalized communities. Nang is a […]

Virtual Coffee With… Christine Robinson, Principal Strategic Advisor, Regional Family Violence Partnership, Eastern Metropolitan Region

08.09.2020 Coffee With, News

In this month’s Coffee with… IEPCP Research & Evaluation Coordinator Sophie Allen interviews Christine Robinson who has recently left a long term career with Victoria Police to join the Regional Family Violence Partnership as the Principal Strategic Advisor. Discover how this collaborative partnership is working better together to support women and children during the Covid19 […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: September 2020

07.09.2020 News

Dear Partners, On 14 August the Department of Health and Human Services wrote to inform PCPs of the release of the Primary Care Partnership Program Review undertaken by KPMG, and advised that “the findings of the Review are still being considered and decisions about the future of the PCP Program will be made in due […]

From the Executive Officer’s Desk: August 2020

11.08.2020 News

As we brace again, going into stage 4 restrictions, our health and community sectors continue to amaze and shine in protecting the health and safety of our community. While we are shocked and saddened by the tenacity of the virus and its wide ranging impacts on people in our State, many of our partners are […]

PopUP July/August 2020

21.07.2020 News

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We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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