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 2019-22 Snapshot.
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
|Community connectedness||Family violence||Lifestyle factors|