Barwon South West

Western Victoria PHN Pharmacotherapy Team

Information and resources

Clinical support and advice

  • Addiction Medicine Specialist (AMS)
    Offering primary or secondary consults, phone-based advice, continuing professional development and support. Accessed through Western Victoria PHN via referral.
  • GP Mentor
    Peer based mentoring via phone or face-to-face consults to support GP’s on all opioid management issues. Contact directly or via the Pharmacotherapy Lead.
  • Community of Practice
    Bi-monthly meetings in Geelong to discuss and support opioid prescribing. Open to GPs, pharmacists and allied health practitioners.

Education and training

Access to opioid pharmacotherapy training including:

Western Victoria PHN (WVPHN) is able to assist general practices who wish to carry out a quality improvement activity addressing opioid stewardship in their practice. For assistance, please contact the Practice Facilitation team by email


Pharmacotherapy Project OfficerCindy Holzer03 5222
Addiction Medicine SpecialistTBCVia Pharmacotherapy
GP MentorMark Davies03 5282

Pharmacotherapy Area-Based Networks
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