General practice grants and programs

In support of Strengthening Medicare and other general practice improvement initiatives, over the course of this year and beyond, we will be promoting a number of grants and practice improvement opportunities for WA general practices.

Current initiatives:

Find out more about current initiatives below

COVID-19 initiatives

The Australian Government has extended funding for the COVID-19 Primary Care Vaccination Support Program  for vulnerable populations.

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A new voluntary patient registration model to strengthen the relationship between patients, their general practice, general practitioner and primary care teams.

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Urgent Care Clinics

Medicare Urgent Care Clinics will help deliver a new model of care to reduce pressure on hospital emergency departments.

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Primary Sense

An easy to use population health management, clinical decision support and data extraction tool for general practices.

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Future initiatives:

Please check the webpage regularly for updates.

Previous initiatives:

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General Practice Grants

General practices can apply for one-off grants to invest in innovation, training, equipment, and minor capital works.

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Endometriosis and pelvic pain clinics

Two WA-based general practices have been selected by the Australian Government to run endometriosis and pelvic pain clinics.

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EOI: Nurse Practitioner Pilot

General practices and ACCHS can apply to take part in a pilot to place nurse practitioners in primary care.

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EOI: Greater Choices

A small pilot project to support the work of GPs through the provision of a grant to establish a “Palliative Care Champion”.

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