Grampians and Loddon Mallee

ORTicare

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.

Contacts

 

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