EOI | Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain GP Clinics
Posted November 24, 2022
HNECC PHN is seeking expressions of interest from General Practices and Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations to participate in Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain GP Clinics in primary care settings funded over a four-year period.
The Australian Government is committed to supporting women, girls and those assigned female at birth who are experiencing endometriosis and pelvic pain. This chronic condition can be painful, debilitating and have significant effects on an individual’s health, education and employment.
The 2022-23 Budget committed $16.4m over four years to support the establishment of targeted Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain GP Clinics (GP clinics) in primary care settings.
GP Clinic objectives
- Improved access for patients to diagnostic, treatment and referral services for endometriosis and pelvic pain
- Provision of access to new information, support resources, care pathways and networks
- Provision of an appropriately trained workforce with expertise in endometriosis and pelvic pain
- Directly benefiting patients from rural and regional areas
- Providing enhanced support to priority populations
- Increased access to support services, either through a nurse navigator or referral pathway
|Submission of EOI||Wednesday 7 December 2022|
|Evaluation against assessment criteria by Departmental Panel||December 2022|
|Outcomes from application process||Early 2023|
|Commissioning of successful applicants||February 2023|
|Commencement of GP Clinics||March 2023|