Primary Health Networks were established in 2014. Their objectives reflect the recommendations of a Review of Medicare Locals. More
Increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for patients, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes.
Improving coordination of care to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place at the right time.
Victorian PHNs: Who They Are.
The six Primary Health Networks in Victoria are:
North Western Melbourne. Including but not limited to: Melbourne, Maribyrnong, Brunswick, Coburg, Werribee, Sunshine, Footscray, Williamstown, St. Albans, Broadmeadows, Preston and extending to Bacchus Marsh, Gisborne, Little River, Melton, and Sunbury.
Eastern Melbourne. Including but not limited to: Boorondarra (Kew, Hawthorn, Camberwell), Whitehorse, Nunawading, Oakleigh, Croydon, Ringwood and extends to Coldstream, Epping, Healesville, Hurstbridge, Scoresby, Warburton, Whittlesea and Yarra Glen.
South Eastern Melbourne. Including but limited to: Prahran, St Kilda, Brighton, Mordialloc, Mentone, Berwick, Dandenong and extends to Balnarring, Bunyip, Cranbourne, Emerald, Koo-Wee-Rup, Mornington, Mount Eliza, Mount Martha, Pakenham, Sorrento.
Gippsland. Including but not limited to: Moe, Wonthaggi, Leongatha, Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance, Mallacoota, Sale, Traralgon, Warragul and Yarram
Murray. Including but not limited to: Bendigo, Mildura, Castlemaine, Albury, Wodonga, Benalla, Boort, Bright, Cobram, Corryong, Echuca, Kerang, Mansfield, Marysville, Ouyen, Seymour, Shepparton, Swan Hill, Wangaratta
Western Victoria. Including but not limited to: Ballarat, Geelong, Lorne, Colac, Dimboola, Edenhope, Hamilton, Hopetoun, Horsham, Maryborough, Mortlake, Portland, Stawell, Warrnambool, Warracknabeal and Ararat.