Needs assessment work is on-going with a reporting requirement to the Department of Health.

Download the Gippsland PHN Needs Assessment 2019-22 (submitted November 2018)

The needs assessment highlighted multiple and complex priorities for Gippsland’s health system and priorities for action by Gippsland PHN were identified. They are summarised in the Gippsland PHN Priorities 2016-18 Snapshot. View a condensed version identifying the priorities.

Gippsland PHN Priorities 2019-22

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
Reproductive/sexual health
 
 Prevention
 Community connectedness  Family violence  Lifestyle factors