Key messages

  • Primary Care Partnerships (PCPs) report regularly on their activities to the Department of Health & Human Services.
  • The department uses this information to to monitor the impacts of PCP activity against the Primary Care Partnership program logic 2013-17.
  • The department may seek additional information if required.

This page provides advice, guidelines and templates for Primary Care Partnerships (PCPs) completing their annual reports for the period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.

The purpose of reporting is to enable the department to monitor the impacts of PCP activity against the Primary Care Partnership Program Logic 2013-17 (the Program Logic).

This year’s requirements are outlined in the Primary Care Partnerships – 2016 reporting requirements. Please refer to this document for information on how to submit reports.

In 2016, PCPs are required to submit the following reports.

Activity to be reported  Format   Description  When
Building partnerships Partnerships report PCPs report on their current partnerships and member organisations, and the domains of activity to which these partnerships relate.
By 30 September 2016
Early intervention and integrated care Integrated chronic care PCPs report on their activity in integrated chronic care, using the prepared template. By 30 September 2016
e-Referral reporting tool PCPs are required to report against their e-referral activity. (Some changes have been made to the 2016 template.) By 30 October 2016
Overview of activity in prevention PCPs are required to submit information about their key activities in prevention. By 30 September 2016
Any PCP Program logic domain
Optional case study PCPs may opt to prepare a short case study which demonstrates a key system change or outcome resulting from PCP action in a program logic domain of their choice. Only activities with majority funding provided by the department should be reported. By 30 September 2016
Financial statement PCPs are required to submit their annual financial statement in accordance with the Department’s monitoring framework.

PCPs need to provide both an income statement (income and expenditure) and a balance sheet (assets and liabilities). Surplus or deficit relating to DHHS PCP funding needs to be made clear. Outstanding project commitments must be clearly identified. Any proposal to carry over of PCP funds will be assessed by the Regional Office.
Upon approval of the 2015-16 annual financial statement by the PCP governance group