After-hours primary health care for people in the community (i.e. not in-patients of hospitals) is usually provided by General Practitioners (GPs) funded by incentives and grants through the Australian Government Department of Human Services) and the Australian Government Department of Health.
Gippsland PHN’s After Hours Primary Health Care Program will address gaps in after-hours service arrangements and improve service integration in Gippsland. Maintaining existing after-hours primary care that is not within the scope of the Practice Incentive Payment (PIP) After Hours Incentive and facilitating access to after-hours medical services through innovation and collaboration with regional stakeholders will be the priority for Gippsland PHN.
Gippsland PHN will commission high quality, innovative, local relevant and effective after-hours primary health care.
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