News and Alerts

  • Care coordination provides local solution for national issue

    19 Mar 2015 | Alert

    A program that provides direct support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people managing complex health issues is helping to close the gap in health in our region.

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  • INWMML Education and Training Survey 2015

    19 Feb 2015 | Alert

    Inner North West Melbourne Medicare Local is dedicated to maintaining the value of current initiatives that have supported General Practitioners, general practice teams, their patients and the community.

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  • Collaborative approach praised in new report

    11 Feb 2015 | Alert

    Partnership building and collaboration can improve health outcomes and service delivery in primary health and the Inner North West Melbourne Collaborative is a strong example of how to do it well, according to the latest report from the Australian Healthc

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  • Locals joining the fight against infectious disease

    06 Feb 2015 | Alert

    Local parents are sharing their positive immunisation stories to help others make the right choice when it comes to immunising their kids and prevent further outbreaks of diseases like whooping cough and measles.

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  • ‘100 day cough’ making a comeback in Melbourne

    14 Jan 2015 | Alert

    Whooping cough is on the rise again, with cases of the potentially deadly disease jumping by more than 50% across Victoria over the last year.

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  • 103 not out for HealthPathways Melbourne

    13 Jan 2015 | Alert

    Momentum continues to build for HealthPathways Melbourne with 103 best-practice assessment, management and referral pathways now available to help local GPs treat a range of common conditions.

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  • Real facts about immunisation help cut through controversy

    08 Jan 2015 | Alert

    Immunise Melbourne is continuing to help people in Melbourne make informed choices about vaccination, following its successful launch late last year.

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  • Advance Care Planning - Responding to the care needs of our community

    23 Dec 2014 | Alert

    Melbourne Primary Care Network is pleased to announce that we will be increasing our support for advance care planning initiatives - an important issue in the region.

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  • Primary Focus Summer 2014 edition now online

    18 Dec 2014 | Alert

    The latest edition of Primary Focus is now online - great news and information from the team at Inner North West Melbourne Medicare Local.

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  • 2014 - Our year in review

    09 Dec 2014 | General Interest

    Thankyou to our wonderful partners, stakeholders, and the diverse and vibrant communities we serve. 2014 has been a great year of accomplishment, delivering outcomes in primary healthcare.

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  • Primary Health Networks tender process opened

    03 Dec 2014 | Alert

    The moment has arrived – the Federal Department of Health has released the Invitation to Apply for organisations seeking to operate the new Primary Health Networks (PHNs) with contracts to be in place from the middle of next year.

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  • Annual Report out now

    02 Dec 2014 | Alert

    Inner North West Melbourne Medicare Local’s Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2014 is now available to view and download online.

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  • Immunisation campaign to protect whole community

    26 Nov 2014 | Alert

    A new campaign aims to boost child immunisation rates in inner Melbourne by tackling myths about immunisation and sharing stories of local people who immunise their kids.

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  • Family violence help for GPs

    25 Nov 2014 | Alert

    Help is available for general practitioners confronting the difficult and potentially dangerous issue of family violence, which is the leading contributor to preventable death, illness and disability for Victorian women aged 15-44 years.

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  • AoD conference the start of something big

    14 Nov 2014 | Alert

    A hugely successful Alcohol and Other Drug (AoD) conference held last weekend has put AoD treatment and response firmly on the health agenda in the inner north west of Melbourne.

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  • PHN Update 5

    13 Nov 2014 | Alert

    It’s time for another Primary Health Network update and there’s been a lot happening over the last few weeks following the recent release of the PHN boundaries.

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  • New pathway provides boost to Ebola protection

    13 Nov 2014 | Alert

    Doctors in inner Melbourne will be better equipped to handle suspected cases of Ebola following the release of a clinical pathway for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) as part of HealthPathways Melbourne.

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  • Primary Health Care Nurses Information Bulletin

    21 Oct 2014 | Alert

    Inner North West Melbourne Medicare Local is committed to supporting Primary Health Care Nurses (PHCNs) to deliver best practice patient care to our community. PHCNs play a vital role in ensuring optimal patient health outcomes and business sustainability

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  • Stepping up for Melbourne's north west

    17 Oct 2014 | Alert

    Inner North West Melbourne Medicare Local welcomes the release of the boundaries for the new Primary Health Networks by the Commonwealth Department of Health.

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  • Primary Health Network Update 3

    09 Oct 2014 | Alert

    Welcome to our latest Primary Health Network (PHN) update. While we’re still waiting for advice on issues like boundaries and network design, there’s plenty of work going on in preparation for the new environment.

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