Snowy Valleys

The Collaborative Care Program is a community-centred approach to primary health care planning in rural communities. The Snowy Valleys Project addresses local access to primary health care, which encompasses general practitioners, allied health professionals, primary care nurses, pharmacists, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers.

The project is focused on multidisciplinary care for chronic disease management and is currently trialling a group allied health appointment model under Medicare for the management of type 2 diabetes. The project is also investigating opportunities for a group medical appointment model for diabetes management.

Wiradjuri/Wolgalu Diabetes Video

Wiradjuri/Wolgalu Diabetes Video

Aboriginal community members from the Snowy Valleys area talk about managing Type 2 diabetes with some tips from local GP, Dr Ryan Bulger.

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Your Local Health Workforce Poster

Your Local Health Workforce Poster

This is your guide to understanding the care you receive from the various medical doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals in the Snowy Valleys area.

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Primary Health Priorities in the Snowy Valleys

The Snowy Valleys Collaborative Care project has analysed feedback from local communities and health professionals to improve the access and usage of primary health care services. The recent Snowy Valleys Primary Health Service Survey asked local communities about their experience of primary health services. A whopping 576 people responded to the survey.

Putting the Focus on Primary Health Care in Snowy Valleys

A new program is being trialled in the Snowy Valleys to address local needs in primary health care. Community members in the Snowy Valleys will soon have the chance to share their experiences through a community survey.

The Collaborative Care Program received funding through the Australian Government.
The Snowy Valleys project is supported by

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