Grampians and Loddon Mallee


Information and resources

Clinical support and advice

Contact the Manager, Orticare for advice and access to:

  • Rural Addiction Medicine Pharmacotherapy Specialist (RAMPS) consultation, advice and continuing education
  • Mentoring opportunities and secondary consultations with experienced professional peers in general practice, community pharmacy and nursing
  • Nurse Practitioner-led clinics and consultations
  • Best practice guidelines, clinical information, business resources and supports
  • Clinical networks for health professionals with an interest in addiction treatment and harm reduction.

Education and training

During COVID-19 restrictions, all training is now available wholly online.

Access to opioid pharmacotherapy training including:

  • MATOD – run by RACGP for GPs and Nurse Practitioners – Module 1 is online and Module 2 is face-to-face.
  • Victorian Opioid Pharmacotherapy Program – run by PSA. Parts 1 and 2 conducted online or face-to-face.
  • For other training and education opportunities that are regionally-based and accessible and that address demonstrated local needs including pharmacotherapy, harm reduction, chronic pain, psycho-social treatment approaches, comorbidities, contact the Manager, Orticare.



Role Name Phone Email
Manager Orticare Pauline Molloy 5338 9142 or 0429 363 404
Orticare Liaison Officer (North West) Katherine Hancy 0419 512 854
Orticare Liaison Officer (Central) Deb Harris 0497 587 308
Orticare Liaison Officer (Central) Jess Larm 0491 174 115