South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) works primarily on behalf of the Australian Government to improve local health care.
We want everyone in our community to be able to access the right care, in the right place, at the right time.
We are working to achieve this goal by improving access to existing services, commissioning new services to improve health outcomes, and encouraging GPs and others to innovate and further improve local health care.
Our six key priorities are mental health, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, population health, health workforce, digital health and aged care. We partner with general practitioners, other primary health care providers, hospitals and communities to ensure improved outcomes for patients.
Our catchment stretches from St Kilda to Sorrento to Bunyip, including the major population hubs of Clayton, Dandenong, Moorabbin, Caulfield, Cranbourne, Frankston and Pakenham.
Become a trusted facilitator that is able to build strong productive relationships across the primary health system. These relationships will allow us to work together to build healthier lives in our community and make the best use of limited public resources to improve the quality of services available to our stakeholders.
The South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network exists to build the capacity and understanding of the primary health system to enable improved health outcomes for individuals within its region.
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We acknowledge the Kulin Nation who are the traditional custodians of the land our catchment covers. We pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future, and uphold their relationship to this land.
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