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  1. Remote Drug and Alcohol Recovery for the Southern Otways Region

    30 Jan 2019

    Description This project aims to provide specialist alcohol and other drug support services in a rural community utilising telehealth. The project focusses on building regional capacity through...

  2. Closing the gap on maternal immunisation in Victoria

    18 Jan 2019

    Influenza infection during pregnancy can result in severe illness, hospitalisation, premature birth, or other adverse health outcomes for both mothers and their babies...

  3. Building an Indigo Age-Friendly Health System Model

    18 Jan 2019

    Rural Victoria is ageing faster, with older residents having higher rates of disease and injury, poorer health outcomes and dying younger, than those in metropolitan Melbourne...

  4. Advance care plans across the health system in rural Victoria

    10 Jan 2019

    Addressing the barriers to increased uptake and communication of Advance Care Plans would also result in consumers and their families having increased choice and control over end-of-life care...

  5. Chronic disease early detection and improved management in primary care project (Chronic Disease Impact)

    10 Jan 2019

    This project will implement a chronic disease e-technology program which acts as a ‘one-stop shop’ for the detection and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD), cardiovascular disease (CVD) and...

  6. Models of care for robotics in the North-East region

    10 Jan 2019

    This project will establish a state-of-the-art upper limb rehabilitation program to ensure patients residing in rural and regional areas have access to high quality treatment close to home. This will...

  7. Lower complexity urgent care, a new paradigm for rural health services

    10 Jan 2019

    A large number of people from outlying rural towns are travelling to the regional emergency department (ED) for low complexity urgent care. This project aims to relieve people from uncertainty...

  8. Strengthening primary care to reduce paediatric outpatient and emergency department referrals

    10 Jan 2019

    The project aims to increase support for GPs to in their care for common childhood conditions, such as mild asthma, simple food allergy, behavioural problems, eczema and recurrent ear infections...

  9. Expansion of a telemedicine model to the patient's home

    10 Jan 2019

    Description The expansion of telemedicine to the patient's home aims to provide outpatient paediatric, diabetes and heart failure consultant services via telehealth, for patients residing at home or...

  10. Rapid rule out process for Acute Coronary Syndrome in emergency departments

    10 Jan 2019

    Description This project builds on existing work of Emergency Care Clinical Network to support ‘rapid rule out’ of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in selected patients presenting to...