Creating a healthier, better connected Gippsland.

About Us

Gippsland PHN aims to improve health outcomes of everyone in our region.

Amanda Proposch Gippsland PHN CEO

Gippsland PHN

Gippsland PHN’s vision is for a measurably healthier Gippsland. We recognise we must think beyond health to achieve this vision and have an impact at a population health level.

our purpose, vision and values:

our purpose
Best health outcomes and access to quality care through a unified approach to health.
our vision
A measurably healthier Gippsland.
our values

Community centred
Ethical and respectful

what we do
Gippsland PHN is a trusted, authoritative and credible source of information; a vehicle for collaboration and a strong advocate, essential to local decision-making and capacity building.
our functions:
our strategic objectives
progress ourpriority issues
Best health outcomes and access to quality care through a unified approach to health.
strong local capability

People in Gippsland, professionals and providers rapidly improve ways of working together.

exceptional organisation
We operate in a financially sustainable manner, with strong governance and staff who are capable, engaged and well led.
access for everyone everywhere

People can access services easily, especially where gaps exist and in hard to
reach locations.

borderless systems

Transparent communication
and information exchange
among providers and

Watch this video about our strategic direction and how you can be involved in the next planning phase

we will achieve our objectives through:

Whole of Gippsland outcomes

• Demonstrate impacts of, and evidence for, the changes and investments we have made.

• Population level issue and trends are understood and forecast.

Localised outcomes

• Pinpointing of local issues, supported by local people, professionals and governments.

• Critical issues are advocated for in public and private health sectors.

Whole of Gippsland outcomes

• Service improvements are standardised and routine.

• Clinicians work and act collegiately and receive support and development.

• People in Gippsland possess essential knowledge about their health and health services.

Localised outcomes

• Facilities, services, infrastructure are suitable for purpose, demand and need.

• Providers are able to meet the health needs of the local population.

Whole of Gippsland outcomes

• Patients use technology and other means to improve access to services, reduce demand burden and bottlenecks within physical / inperson services.

Localised outcomes

• Service delivery funded to address gaps in local communities.

• Access pressures are reduced, such as affordability and transport.

• Hard to reach people in Gippsland have access to appropriate services.

Whole of Gippsland outcomes

• Patients own and use their health data.

• Primary care providers connect to each other, with diagnostics providers, community health and with hospitals.

Localised outcomes

• Providers and practitioners use collaborative processes and methods to enable seamless patient care.

• Integrated and continuity of care is supported by providers and practitioners through digital health tools and resources.