Commissioning

Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can soon access holistic alcohol and other drug treatment service

Monday, 21 June 2021

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, plus their families, living in south east Melbourne will soon be able to access a range of evidence-informed treatment interventions to help minimise the harms associated with alcohol and other substance abuse. South Eastern...

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$6 million boost for care coordination in South Eastern Melbourne

Monday, 3 May 2021

Over 1,900 patients with chronic conditions throughout South Eastern Melbourne will benefit from a new round of funding to general practices from the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN). SEMPHN is pleased to announce 25 general practices will provide...

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Open tender: Deliver physical group therapy in Residential Aged Care Facilities

Friday, 23 April 2021

SEMPHN is pleased to invite eligible organisations to tender to deliver physical group therapy in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) across South Eastern Melbourne. Why is this service needed? In Victoria, Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) were greatly...

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Open tender: deliver a holistic alcohol and other drug service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

SEMPHN is pleased to invite eligible organisations to tender to deliver alcohol and other drug and wellbeing services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the lifespan. Why is this service needed?  From a review conducted of the South Eastern...

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Increased mental health support for older adults in south east Melbourne

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Older people who are experiencing social isolation and are at risk of mental ill-health will now have new opportunities to get support and reconnect in their community.   South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) is pleased to partner with Better...

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Open tender: Deliver AOD treatment in the City of Casey

Thursday, 4 March 2021

SEMPHN is seeking an organisation to deliver ResetLife: Intensive Outpatient Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Treatment in the City of Casey. About ResetLife and the Matrix Model Using the Matrix Model, ResetLife is a highly structured, integrated and evidence-based approach...

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More suicide prevention support for Greater Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

The mental health and wellbeing of people in Greater Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia who are refugees, seeking asylum or from CALD communities will now be better supported. Better Place Australia will partner with Southern Migrant Resource Centre to deliver a new activity...

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New headspace centre in Glen Iris to open in September

Sunday, 14 February 2021

South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network is pleased to announce Access Health and Community will lead a consortium to support and deliver youth services in a new headspace centre in Glen Iris, due to open in September 2021. Glen Iris is part of the Local Government...

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Open tender: deliver a holistic alcohol and other drug service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Monday, 1 February 2021

SEMPHN is pleased to invite eligible organisations to tender to deliver alcohol and other drug and wellbeing services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the lifespan. Why is this service needed?  From a review conducted of the South Eastern...

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Tender open: Refugee, People Seeking Asylum and CALD Community Suicide Prevention Capacity Building Initiative

Friday, 6 November 2020

South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) is pleased to invite eligible organisations to tender for the establishment and delivery of a refugee, people seeking asylum and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) community Suicide Prevention Capacity...

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Tender open: Up to $250k funding per General Practice available for Care Coordination

Friday, 23 October 2020

Is your General Practice in the South Eastern Melbourne catchment thinking of implementing care coordination? Or, does your practice want to take care coordination to the next level? South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) is seeking eligible general...

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THRIVE program to support sports clubs

Friday, 25 September 2020

Sporting and recreation clubs across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula will be better able to support the mental health and wellbeing of their members through the delivery of the THRIVE program. THRIVE is a holistic, evidence-based model using the principles of Positive...

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Tender open: Establish and operate headspace Glen Iris

Friday, 25 September 2020

South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) is pleased to invite eligible organisations to tender to be the lead agency for the new headspace centre delivering a service model responsive to the needs of young people and families residing/studying/working and/or...

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EOI open: up to $1million funding for GP-led COVID-19 Mental Health Clinics in Casey, Cardinia and Frankston/MP

Friday, 4 September 2020

SEMPHN is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from accredited general practices to provide a COVID-19 Mental Health Clinic service for a period of 12 months. The Australian Government has funded Primary Health Networks in Victoria to establish 15 new mental health clinics...

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$1.7m funding boost helps 11 clinics increase their services in the after hours

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

SEMPHN is pleased to announce 11 general practices  have been awarded funding to increase availability of their services in the after hours. The tender was open to all general practices across the 10 local government areas of the SEMPHN catchment. SEMPHN sought...

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New headspace satellite opens in Pakenham

Friday, 3 July 2020

Pictured: headspace Pakenham staff welcoming young people From 1 July, young people can access better mental health support with the opening of a new headspace satellite service in Pakenham. The Pakenham satellite complements parent site headspace Narre...

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Join our tender information session on 27 April: Aboriginal mental health services

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) is pleased to invite eligible organisations to tender for the delivery of mental health and suicide prevention services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Join this information on 27 April, 11am-12pm....

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Tender open: Provide mental health and suicide prevention services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) is pleased to invite eligible organisations to tender for the delivery of mental health and suicide prevention services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  Why is this service needed? ...

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Open tender: provide support directly after a suicide attempt

Friday, 17 January 2020

SEMPHN is pleased to invite organisations to tender for the delivery of The Way Back Support Service in a consortium with Beyond Blue and Monash Health, within the Local Government Areas of City of Casey and City of Greater Dandenong. The Way Back Support Service is...

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Would your General Practice like funding to provide after-hours patient care?

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) is seeking Expressions Of Interest (EOI) from accredited General Practices across the SEMPHN catchment to extend their existing operating hours in the After-Hours (AH) period. Benefits of after-hours care include: ...

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Video consults make mental health services more accessible

Friday, 16 August 2019

Pictured: Dr Qusai Hussain from Cyber Clinic South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network has funded Cyber Clinic to provide a secure online platform for video mental health consultations as part of the already existing Accessible Psychological Intervention (API)...

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SEMPHN appoints beyondblue to deliver low intensity mental health interventions in Dandenong

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

SEMPHN is pleased to announce that beyondblue has been successful in receiving funding to deliver low intensity mental health interventions in Dandenong – an area of high mental health need. Beyondblue will deliver a multifaceted service offering peer support to people...

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Our approach to commissioning

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Background From 1 July 2016, as directed from the Commonwealth Government, Primary Health Networks (PHNs) moved from delivering health services directly to the community, to delivering health services through a commissioning framework. Commissioning refers to the strategic...

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Mental health

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

SEMPHN coordinates primary mental health care across south eastern Melbourne and commissions services to address the mental health needs of our community. We commission services to support people with mild, moderate and severe mental health needs.  These services...

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Commissioning

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Our latest funding opportunities To register your interest and/or apply for funding opportunities visit our tender portal eProcure.  To receive detailed summaries of our latest funding opportunities and announcements, subscribe to our commissioning newsletter,...

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Chronic Disease

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Chronic diseases are the leading cause of illness, disability and death in Australia.  With changing lifestyles and ageing population, chronic diseases have become increasingly common and now cause most of the burden of ill health. Based on available data, the table...

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After Hours

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

SEMPHN’s After Hours (AH) commissioning activities are guided by the Commonwealth Government’s AH objectives, which are to: increase the efficiency and effectiveness of AH primary care for patients, particularly those with limited access to health services improve...

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Integrated, culturally appropriate and safe mental health services can holistically meet the mental health and wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at the local level.  Recognising the connection to culture and country will lead to improved...

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Suicide Prevention

Friday, 2 December 2016

Suicide prevention is a shared focus of the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services and the Primary Health Networks, an Australian Government initiative.  As part of the Victorian Suicide Prevention Framework, the Victorian Government aims to halve...

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Alcohol and Other Drugs

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

SEMPHN’s Needs Assessment (2019) has identified that substance use and misuse is higher in areas of south eastern Melbourne than it is in the rest of Victoria.  SEMPHN commissions support and treatment services to address this, including a range of tailored services...

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Cancer Screening

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

SEMPHN is working to increase cancer screening participation rates for the three national cancer screening programs: bowel, breast and cervical cancer. The focus is on population groups in local government areas who have never been screened or are overdue for a cancer...

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