The Collaborative Care Program received funding through the Australian Government.
The Snowy Valleys project is supported by
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.
Aboriginal community members from the Snowy Valleys area talk about managing Type 2 diabetes with some tips from local GP, Dr Ryan Bulger.
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.
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.