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 - December 2019

  • VicHealth's new funding is all about partnerships
  • Making naloxone more accessible for people who need it
  • Penington Institute’s website information on opioids and opidoid dependence
  • Integrated care resources available
  • New directors on Eastern Melbourne PHN’s Board
  • Power of Words resource – reducing stigma for people who use alcohol and other drugs
  • Influenza: reflections on 2019 season
  • Thunderstorm asthma warnings
  • Survive the Heat

Previous issues:

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 

Looking for a past issue? Check the archive.