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Procurement Opportunities

View Gippsland PHN's upcoming, current and recently awarded procurement opportunities.

Current Opportunities:

Doctors in Secondary Schools - Warragul Regional College

Gippsland PHN is seeking a service provider to deliver the Doctors in Secondary Schools program to Warragul Regional College. The College is based in the Baw Baw region.

The Victorian Government’s Doctors in Secondary Schools initiative provides funding for general practitioners and practice nurses to provide medical advice and health care in their school environment.

More information on the program is available here and the program guidelines can be found here.

Further information on the opportunity to deliver the Doctors in Secondary Schools program at Warragul Regional College can be found here.

Expressions of Interest can be submitted by completing this form.

All enquiries should be direct to procurement@gphn.org.au

2023/2025 Managed Cyber Security Services

Gippsland PHN is seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced organisation to provide a managed cyber security service from 1 February 2023 to 31 December 2025.

Tenderers should address the evaluation criteria detailed in the Tender Specification. A completed Application Form, along with any other relevant documentation, must be uploaded to Gippsland PHN’s TenderLink portal by the closing time of 5:00 pm AEDT on Friday 21st October 2022.

All enquiries should be directed to the Online Question Forum in the TenderLink portal in the first instance or, if of a commercially sensitive nature, may be emailed to procurement@gphn.org.au


Upcoming Opportunities:

2023/2025 Community Led Multi Disciplinary Models of Care

Gippsland communities have told us they would like more team approaches to healthcare and in response, we are looking at innovative ways to deliver seamless, collaborative or multidisciplinary care.

Gippsland PHN recently engaged with local communities, health services and community care organisations to codesign a Community Led Multi-Disciplinary Model of Care program in Gippsland. The new model will also be informed by Gippsland PHN’s 2021 Health Needs Assessment, Australia’s Primary Health Care 10-year plan 2022-2032, Victoria’s Integrated health Model, Deloitte’s Australia health reimagined: the journey to a connected and confident consumer, and other influencing and emerging evidence based practices.

Following the stakeholder engagement, a Request for Tender process will shortly be underway to seek innovative models of care from primary health, allied health and social wellbeing service providers to deliver the co-designed model/s. Service delivery is expected to be from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2025 but is subject to provision of ongoing funding. The public tender is scheduled for release in late October 2022.

A number of information and open forum discussions have been scheduled to be held face to face and online via Zoom and you are invited to attend one or more of these sessions. 

Sessions are scheduled as follows:

  • Tuesday      4th October     1:00 pm to 2.30 pm –  online via Zoom
  • Wednesday 5th October   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – at The Riversleigh, 1 Nicholson St Bairnsdale
  • Thursday     6th October   12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – at Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre, 49 Breed St, Traralgon

These sessions will explore and support opportunities for providers and professionals to discuss collaborative approaches and partnership models that providers may wish to consider in preparing their proposals in response to the upcoming Request for Tender. A light lunch will be provided at the face to face sessions.

Networking amongst attendees will be strongly encouraged and, where express permission has been granted, contact details may be exchanged to facilitate ongoing communication after the session. As part of your registration for the event, we invite you to provide some brief details about your service(s)/organisation, to be shared with other participants at the event. The registration form provides you with an opportunity to opt-out from providing this information should you choose to do so.

For the purposes of networking, you may choose to register for one or more sessions, however it should be noted that the content delivered at each session will be identical.

In order to register your interest to attend this session, please complete this application form prior to 12:00 pm on Friday 30 September 2022. If you have registered for the online session, you will receive a link to access the online information session via email.

If you are unable to attend any of the scheduled sessions but would like your details shared with other service providers and healthcare professionals to discuss collaboration opportunities after the sessions, please register here and select “Detail provision only” from the sessions list.

Gippsland PHN will open a public competitive procurement in 2022 seeking the delivery of the new model from 1 July 2023. We encourage you to register for or update your details on Tenderlink here so you are notified of this and other opportunities.

Please click here for some Frequently Asked Questions about this program.

2023 After Hours Services

Gippsland PHN will soon be seeking one or more providers to deliver After Hours services to communities in Gippsland from 1 February 2023 to 31 December 2023.

Innovative approaches to service delivery will be encouraged, which may include both in reach and outreach services and/or utilisation of telehealth services to reduce the burden on hospital Emergency Department presentations during the after-hours period.

A rising need for afterhours services to Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) has been identified and proposals that include an outreach service to RACFs or that otherwise address this particular need will be strongly encouraged.

The public tender is scheduled for release in mid October 2022.

A pre-procurement information session was held online on Tuesday 4th October 2022 at 10:00 am. A recording of the session is available here and the presentation can be accessed here

Please ensure you are registered with TenderLink to receive notification of when the Request for Tender opens.

Any enquiries should be directed to procurement@gphn.org.au


Closed Opportunities:

2022/2024 Early Intervention Initiatives for Aged Care

Gippsland PHN is seeking qualified and experienced organisations to deliver early intervention activities and models of care for chronic disease management that supports healthy ageing and reduces pressure on local health services.

Activities that support the empowering of GPs and other primary health care workers through training, tools and resources which contribute to improved health and care outcomes for older people will also be considered.

Proposals may include delivering clinical services targeted at chronic disease management or facilitating community activities that support social wellbeing and mental health for senior Australians.

Delivery of services are expected to commence from 1 January 2023 and conclude on 30 June 2024.

Gippsland PHN’s total budget for this procurement, including all related expenditure, is up to approximately $1.374 million (excluding GST). This total amount comprises $890,000 in 2022/2023 and $484,000 in 2023/2024.

A public Tenderer Information Session was held online at 2pm on Monday 22 August 2022 via Zoom. Interested parties can view the session from this link.

This Request for Tender has now closed and submissions are currently under evaluation.

2022/2025 care finder Program Services (Gippsland)

Gippsland PHN is seeking qualified and experienced organisations to deliver care finder services across Gippsland within the catchment local government areas of Bass Coast, South Gippsland, Baw Baw, Latrobe, Wellington and East Gippsland.

Delivery of services are expected to commence from 1st January 2023 and conclude on 30th June 2025

Gippsland PHN’s total budget for this procurement, including all related expenditure, is up to approximately $2.78 million ex GST.

Providers may apply to deliver services in one, more or all of Gippsland’s six local government areas.

Submissions must clearly articulate which regions are proposed to be covered with budgets proportioned to each nominated region.

A public, non-mandatory, Tenderer Information Session was held on Monday 12th September 2022 via Zoom. A document containing responses to the questions that were asked at this session, along with a link to the recording, is available here.

This Request for Tender has now closed and submissions are currently under evaluation.

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