The Central Highlands, Victoria, General Practice Grant Program (The Grant Program) has been awarded annually since 2014, and was established through the transfer of retained equity from the Central Highlands General Practice Network (CHGPN) to Health Education Australia Limited (HEAL). The aim of the Grant Program is to support general practices in the historical CHGPN catchment to improve chronic disease management through systems development, capacity building, whole of practice learning and knowledge transfer.
Annual grants totalling up to $10,000 may be awarded to eligible practices on a competitive basis. Applications are independently reviewed by the Selection Committee consisting of general practitioners and physicians, with grants awarded to the project(s) deemed to best fulfil the aims of the Grant Program. Projects funded through the Grant Program must be completed within six months of receipt of the grant.
Past recipients of the Grant Program:
- 2014 Westcare Medical Centre, Melton West - Final Report
- 2015 Brooke Street Medical Centre, Woodend - Final Report
- 2016 Mostyn Street Clinic, Castlemaine - Final Report
The Grant Program Committee
- Ms Ann Dancer
- A/Prof Rob Moulds
- Dr Hung The Nguyen
- Dr Woodrow Wu