Primary Health Networks

As part of the Australian Government’s Primary Health Network initiative, we operate across the state, improving access to health care closer to home for those at risk of poor health.

The Australian Government is committed to delivering an efficient and effective primary healthcare system through the establishment of Primary Health Networks (PHNs).

Health systems with strong integrated primary healthcare at their core are both effective in improving patient outcomes and experiences and efficient at delivering services where they are needed most.

PHNs have been established with the key objectives of increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of primary care medical services for patients, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes, and improving coordination of care to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place at the right time.

We are the operator of the state’s three Primary Health Networks – Perth North, Perth South and Country WA.

Our state-wide structure and strong partnerships mean we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape a health system fit for the future and we do this by listening to local communities to understand who they are, their unique health needs, and how their world is changing.

For more information about the PHN program, visit the PHN website.