Needs assessment work is on-going with an annual reporting requirement to the Department of Health.
Download the November 2017 Needs Assessment Update.
The needs assessment highlighted multiple and complex priorities for Gippsland’s health system and priorities for action by Gippsland PHN during 2016-18 were identified. They are summarised in the Gippsland PHN Priorities 2016-18 Snapshot. View a condensed version identifying the priorities.
|1. Supporting people||2. Main health issues||3. Better health services|
|Children (0-14 years)||Alcohol and other drugs||Access to services|
|Indigenous people||Cancer||Better use of technology|
|People with social economic worries||Diabetes||Services working together|
|People with disabilities||Heart related issues||High quality care|
|People 60 years or over||Immunisation||Enough trained health professionals|
|Young people (12-25 years)||Mental Health
Chronic respiratory diseases
|Community connectedness||Family violence||Lifestyle factors|