Primary Care Partnership (PCP)

G21 – Geelong Region Alliance auspices the Primary Care Partnership (PCP) which is funded through the Victorian Department of Health

Victoria's Primary Care Partnership (PCP) strategy brings together local health and human service providers who work together within voluntary alliances to improve access to services and provide continuity of care for people in their community.

PCP partner organisations focus on better coordination among services, management of chronic disease, integrated prevention and health promotion, and strong partnerships.

Victoria’s 28 PCPs involve approximately 600 organisations, including hospitals, community health services, Primary Health Networks, local governments, mental health services, drug treatment services and disability services.



This guide aims to support councils to plan for and conduct annual reviews of their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plans (MPHWPs). It describes the relevant legislation and other issues influencing annual reviews and outlines a practical approach to the task.

The aim of the Care for people with chronic conditions guide is to ensure chronic care services provided by the Community Health Program improve the health and wellbeing of people with chronic conditions. 


The aim of the Care for people with chronic conditions guide is to ensure chronic care services provided by the Community Health Program improve the health and wellbeing of people with chronic conditions. 

A service coordination portal for health and community workers, intake staff and managers.

Securely send and receive referrals, service requests, feedback, care coordination plans, and other documents

The Service coordination continuous improvement framework 2012 is a tool to help service providers implement service coordination across Victoria.

The Healthcare that counts framework supports all health services including hospitals, community health services, alcohol and drug services, mental health and dental services to identify and respond to vulnerability by embedding organisational governance, systems and structures focussed on vulnerable children and families.

This action plan lists the major initiatives commenced or due to commence across the Victorian Government and major government agencies during the first two years of the Victorian public health and wellbeing plan 2015-2019 (until 2017) as part of longer-term action.

The purpose of this document is to assist agencies in meeting the evaluation planning requirements outlined in the Community Health Integrated Health Promotion (IHP) Planning Guidelines 2013-17.

The National Health Services Directory (NHSD) provides easy access to reliable and consistent information about health services for everyone.

The National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions (the Framework) is the overarching policy document for chronic conditions that sets the directions and outcomes to achieve its Vision that “all Australians live healthier lives through effective prevention and management of chronic...

The Primary Care Partnership (PCP) Program Logic 2013-17 has been developed to guide PCP activity over the next four years in a more integrated way to reflect system complexity and best practice.

This review of Place-based Initiatives in the West: Highlighting Promising Practice, looks at some incredible projects that have worked towards improving the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities in Melbourne’s western suburbs.

This document has been developed to support PCPs across the state to assist their partner organisations to navigate the shifting sands of the health and social reform environment.

The Service Coordination Online Learning Module is an e-learning tool to support the practice of Service Coordination in Victoria.

The Service Coordination Tool Templates (SCTT) is a suite of templates developed to facilitate and support service coordination. The SCTT support the collection and recording of initial contact, initial needs identification, referral and coordinated care planning information in a standardised...

The SCTT Online Module has been developed to support the implementation of the SCTT 2012 suite of templates.

The Department of Health's vision is to work together to achieve the best health and wellbeing for all Victorians. The Department seeks to achieve this vision by positively effecting change in the operation and development of the Victorian healthcare system. It aims to:

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The department has consolidated interpreting and translation services to align with our new organisational structure. Our new language services provider is the Victorian Interpreting & Translating Service (VITS).

The new language services arrangements will commence on 1 January 2014....

The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. BHC does not have any advertising or sponsorship and is fully funded by the State Government of Victoria (Australia...