Welcome to the website of the Hume Whittlesea Primary Care Partnership
The Hume Whittlesea Primary Care Partnership is a voluntary alliance of primary care agencies operating in the local government areas of Hume and Whittlesea, located in outer Northern Metropolitan Melbourne. It is one of 28 Victorian Primary Care Partnerships that is funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services as part of its Primary Care Partnership strategy.
Primary Care Partnerships are the Department’s preferred platform for driving primary health care initiatives that require a partnership approach. Visit the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) website for more information link
To build the capacity of primary healthcare services within the catchment to become stronger person centered, health promoting, early intervention and treatment focused quality local service system.
To use a population based approach in developing a local service system which responds to growth and is:
Person centred – an equity focused system responsive to need without prejudice, which enables empowerment of people, and builds their capacity.
Integrated – a holistic system which is multi-disciplinary and emphasises health promotion, protection and prevention.
Accessible – services are integrated so they are accessible across all sectors.
High quality – best practices are delivered to agreed standards in a responsive manner.