Gippsland and Hume

Hume Area Pharmacotherapy Network

Information and resources

  • hapn
    Hume Area Pharmacotherapy Network – overview of news, resources and education
  • Register for hapn. monthly e-news
  • Murray HealthPathways
    Web-based information portal supporting primary care clinicians to plan patient care – includes a variety of pathways in opioid management, naloxone, prescription shopping, pain management and alcohol and other drugs.

Clinical support and advice

  • Rural Addiction Medicine Pharmacotherapy Specialist (RAMPS)
    Primary and secondary consultation, advice and support
  • Clinical workers
    Multiple locations – contact PABN Manager for details.

Education and training

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 Pharmacy Pharmacotherapy Training Program – run by PSA. Parts 1 and 2 conducted online or face-to-face.
  • Locally based Continuous and Professional Development and training, including opioid risk management and naloxone training.
  • General Practice and pharmacy staff education and training including case-based learning and e-Learning modules.


ManagerTim Griffiths0418 910
Pharmacotherapy Key WorkerDeanne Smith5323
Rural Addiction Medicine Pharmacotherapy SpecialistContact via manager