Support for General Practitioners (GPs), pharmacists or practice staff to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for people with an opioid dependence.
cohealth provides support for health professionals to treat people with an opioid dependence. The training has been made possible through the RACGP in partnership with local pharmacotherapy area based networks established across Victoria, funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.
The North West Melbourne Pharmacotherapy Network supports GPs to be paid to sit with an experienced pharmacotherapy trained GP to build their understanding, skills and competence in managing the needs of people with opioid dependence.
Led by cohealth, the North West Melbourne Pharmacotherapy Network is a partnership with Eastern Melbourne PHN, Harm Reduction Victoria, North Western Melbourne PHN and Western Health. The purpose is to support General Practitioners (GPs), pharmacists or practice staff and drug and alcohol clinicians to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for people with an opioid dependence.
We aim to enhance the Victorian community-based pharmacotherapy system by:
Support available for health professionals includes:
The Pharmacotherapy Network is available to General Practitioners (GPs), pharmacists or practice staff, drug and alcohol clinicians. For more information about training opportunities and the Network contact us at:
Phone:0439 436 772
cohealth is a not-for-profit community health organisation. We provide essential health and support services in Melbourne’s CBD, and northern and western suburbs.