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 qi@westvicphn.com.au 

Contacts 

RoleNamePhoneEmail
Pharmacotherapy leadNatalie Love03 5222 0840natalie.love@westvicphn.com.au
Pharmacotherapy Project OfficerCindy Holzer03 5222 0809Cindy.holzer@westvicphn.com.au
Addiction Medicine SpecialistTBCVia Pharmacotherapy Lead pharmacotherapy@westvicphn.com.au
GP MentorMark Davies03 5282 1926pharmacotherapy@westvicphn.com.au