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Gippsland PHN – Advisory Group Expression of Interest – 2021

Our organisation is seeking expressions of interest for the following advisory groups to commence 1 July 2021, for a three-year term.

  • Clinical Council Membership
  • GP Clinical Council Chairs
  • Community Advisory Committee Membership

Clinical Council Membership Expression of Interest – 2021

Gippsland PHN is a not for profit organisation that works at a regional level to achieve improved whole of system health care. We work with communities, general practice, allied health, hospitals and other primary and community health providers; to drive, support and strengthen primary health in Gippsland to meet the needs of local communities.

We are consumer focused and established to reduce fragmentation of care by integrating and coordinating health services and supporting general practice. We leverage and administer health program funding from a variety of sources to commission flexible services to realise our vision of a measurably healthier Gippsland.

A key component of PHN governance is the Clinical Advisory Council (CLAC) . The Clinical Advisory Council reports on clinical issues to inform  PHN Board decisions. This ensures general practice and other health professionals are major contributors to the organisation and working together to drive local health system improvement.

The Gippsland PHN model consists of three sub-regional, GP and health professional-led Clinical Councils (Bass Coast and South Gippsland, East Gippsland and Wellington and Latrobe and Baw Baw) that report to an overarching Gippsland Clinical Advisory Council (CLAC). The Chairs of the sub-regional Clinical Councils also sit on the CLAC in addition to three nominated Gippsland PHN Board members.

The purpose of the sub-regional Clinical Councils is to provide local support to the CLAC, in guiding the operation and strategy of Gippsland PHN. Its key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Informing the development of strategy through recommendation to the CLAC.
  • Ensuring a local population health planning focus in the context of the broader Gippsland region.
  • Providing clinical leadership and advocacy for local initiatives which support primary health priorities.
  • Seeking to integrate effort and efficiency of practice to improve medical and healthcare services.
  • Reviewing, identifying and defining risk relevant to clinical service delivery.

Clinical Councils will meet at least quarterly and additionally as deemed necessary. Sitting fees will be paid to all Clinical Council members.

Our organisation is seeking expressions of interest for 10-12 Members to commence 1 July 2021, for a three-year term.

To apply please click on link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GippslandPHNClinicalCouncilExpressionofInterest2021


Clinical Council Chair Expression of Interest – 2021

Our organisation is seeking expressions of interest for 3 GP Chairs for each Clinical Council to commence 1 July 2021, for a three-year term.

  • Bass Coast & South Gippsland Clinical Council Chair
  • Wellington & East Gippsland Clinical Council Chair
  • Latrobe & Baw Baw Clinical Council Chair

Clinical Council Chairs will facilitate quarterly meetings and additionally as deemed necessary. Chairs will  report to the Board and Clinical Advisory Council on a quarterly basis.

A Chair sitting fee will be paid to each Clinical Council Chair.

To apply please click on link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ClinicalCouncilChairExpressionofInterest2021


Community Advisory Committee – Expression of Interest – 2021

A key feature of Gippsland PHN are Clinical Councils and Community Advisory Committee, ensuring health professionals and community are major contributors to the  organisation. It is integral to Gippsland PHN that general practice, other health professionals as well as the consumer voice and experience of care is centrally involved in planning and advisory decision making about health solutions.

A key component of Gippsland PHN governance is the establishment of a Community Advisory Committee  providing community perspective to Gippsland PHN to ensure decisions, investments, and innovations are patient centred, cost-effective, and locally-relevant and aligned to local care experiences and expectations.

The Community Advisory Committee will report directly to Gippsland PHN Board, and comprises of 10-12 members across Gippsland, to represent the perspectives’ of, and influence; consumers, carers and/or patient experience of the primary health system in Gippsland.

Community Advisory Committee will meet at least quarterly and additionally as deemed necessary. Sitting fees will be paid to all Community Advisory Committee members.

The Community Advisory Committee is tasked with advising, informing and guiding Gippsland PHN Board by:

  • Providing input on sustainable opportunities to improve and integrate health care services for the patient or consumer.
  • Engaging with community networks to enable public participation.
  • Providing direction and leadership in relation to the integration of consumer, carer and community views into all levels of Gippsland PHN operations, planning and policy development.
  • Advocating to the Board on behalf of the community, consumers and carers.
  • Advising on population health planning approaches and priorities for investment.
  • Providing such other advisory input as the Gippsland PHN Board may request in writing from time to time.

Our organisation is seeking expressions of interest for four Community Advisory Committee Members to commence 1 July 2021, for a three-year term.

Download the Community Advisory Community Factsheet.

To apply please click on link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CommunityAdvisoryCommitteeExpressionofInterest2021

All applications close 7 March 2021

If you require any further information please contact company.secretary@gphn.org.au

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