The Primary Health News is an information sharing service for primary health providers in Victoria. Primary Health News is published monthly, depending upon the number of appropriate articles received from contributors.

You are welcome to submit items to Primary Health News by completing the online template and emailing it to ph.news@dhhs.vic.gov.au. Articles must be received on the third Friday of every month, for publication on the first Friday of the following month.

Please note: Primary Health News does not represent the policies or views of the department and is not used for recruitment purposes. 

Current issue:

Primary Health Newsletter - March 2021

  • Vaccine Roll Out: Update
  • New Immunisation View in My Health Record
  • Surveillance testing of healthcare workers – guidance
  • New Victorian Government Departments
  • MARAM Leading Alignment webinar training for Organisational Leaders
  • Accredited Eye Health Training Module for Diabetes Educators
  • 2021 Gwen Scott grant program applications now open
  • Diabetes Victoria events
  • Free dental care for children in out-of-home care
  • New Heart Health Check Toolkit – for general practices
  • Community Health Pride – LGBTIQ+ practice inclusive resources
  • Applications open to support multicultural and faith communities during COVID-19
  • Making services easier for clients

Previous issues:

Primary Health Newsletter - February 2021

Primary Health Newsletter - December 2020

Primary Health Newsletter - October 2020

Primary Health Newsletter - September 2020

Primary Health Newsletter - August 2020

Primary Health Newsletter - February 2020

Primary Health Newsletter - December 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - November 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - September 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - August 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - July 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - June 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - May 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - April 2019

Primary Health Newsletter - March 2019 

Primary Health Newsletter - February 2019