To maintain probity and confidentiality, HNECC will only announce the outcome of the tender exercises when internal endorsement processes have been finalised and contracts with all successful tender respondents have been executed.
Aged Care Early Intervention Services
Following a highly contested Request for Proposal (RFP) the PHN has recently commissioned the following organisations to deliver early intervention initiatives that promote healthy ageing, slow decline and support the ongoing management of chronic disease. These services will support older Australians to live longer in the community and form part of a significant investment in care for older people/aged care reform in response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission. Services will be operational from 1 October 2023.
Medicare Urgent Care Clinics - March 2023
The Australian Government is investing $135 million over three years to fund 50 Medicare Urgent Care Clinics (UCCs) nationally to deliver a new model of care to reduce pressure on hospital emergency departments. In total, 14 Medicare UCCs will be rolled out across NSW from 1 July 2023.
Four Medicare UCCs will be established within the Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network region. Learn more here.