Gippsland and Hume
Hume

Hume Area Pharmacotherapy Network

Information and resources

  • 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)
    Secondary consultation, advice and support
  • Clinical workers
    Multiple locations – contact PABN Manager for details.
  • Victorian Opioid Management ECHO
    Online, interactive specialist support, opioid education and community of practice, accessed by over 100 Victorian clinicians. Free registration and more information at https://echo.pabn.org.au

Education and training

Access to opioid pharmacotherapy training including:

  • MATOD – run by RACGP for GPs and Nurse Practitioners. Modules 1 and 2 are now available wholly online.
  • Victorian Pharmacy Pharmacotherapy Training Program – run by PSA. Parts 1 and 2 conducted online or face-to-face (face-to-face sessions are temporarily suspended).
  • 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.

Contacts

RoleNamePhoneEmail
Manager - all enquiriesTim Griffiths0418 910 200tgriffiths@primarycareconnect.com.au
Rural Addiction Medicine Pharmacotherapy SpecialistContact via manager