8th November 2016
Health Care Home stage one application round now open
On Friday 4th November, Minister Sussan Ley announced that medical practices, including Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations and Aboriginal Health Services, in the 10 PHN trial sites can apply for stage one of Health Care Homes.
For further information regarding the Minister’s announcement, please see the media release.
Information on the application round is available here: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-care-homes
For a copy of the Health Care Homes grant guidelines and an application form, go to the Department of Health’s Tenders and Grants page here: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/H1617G014
To apply, a general practice or ACCHO must:
- Be located in one of these ten PHN regions
- Meet the eligibility and assessment criteria set out in the application form and guidelines.
The ten stage one PHN trial sites are: Perth North; Northern Territory; Adelaide; Country South Australia; Brisbane North; Western Sydney; Nepean Blue Mountains; Hunter, New England and Central Coast; South Eastern Melbourne; and Tasmania.
Applications close Thursday 15 December 2016.
Following the selection process, Country SA PHN will be providing a range of support to successful applicants to achieve readiness for implementation of the Health Care Home on 1 July 2017.