Gippsland PHN is pleased to report its latest Needs Assessment has now been approved by the Federal Department of Health and is available to download via the Gippsland PHN website.
Gippsland PHN rely on strong evidence and data together with information from the local community and professionals to identify the unique health priorities of our region. This information is summarised in our Needs Assessment which helps guide our work.
The report will also be valuable for others working to improve the health and wellbeing of people across Gippsland.
Multiple and complex priorities for action were identified. They are summarised here:
|Supporting people||Main health issues||Better health services|
|Children (0-14 years)||Alcohol and other drugs||Access to services|
|Indigenous people||Cancer||Better use of technology|
|People with social and financial worries||Diabetes||Services working together|
|People with disabilities||Heart related issues||High quality care|
|People 65 years or over||Immunisation||Enough trained health professionals|
|Young people (12-25 years)||Mental Health
Ongoing lung related issues
|Community connectedness||Family violence||Lifestyle factors|
For more information, contact Maria Garrett, Population Health Planner, firstname.lastname@example.org, 0447 206 817