Needs assessment work is on-going with a reporting requirement to the Department of Health.
Download the November 2018 Needs Assessment Update.
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.
|1. Supporting people||2. Main health issues||3. Better health services||4. Prevention|
|Children (0-14 years)||Alcohol and other drugs||Access to services||Community connectedness|
|Indigenous people||Cancer||Better use of technology||Family violence|
|People with social economic worries||Diabetes||Services working together||Lifestyle factors|
|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
Chronic respiratory diseases