Gippsland and 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

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.


Manager - all enquiriesTim Griffiths0418 910
Rural Addiction Medicine Pharmacotherapy SpecialistContact via manager