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Nexus and partners win tender for Diabetes Service

Nexus Primary Health and partners win tender for diabetes service for Whittlesea, Mitchell and Murrindindi.

Eastern Melbourne PHN (EMPHN) is delighted to announce that Nexus Primary Health is the successful tenderer for the provision of diabetes diversion innovation in Whittlesea, and the southern parts of Mitchell and Murrindindi.

The competitive Request for Tender, open from 4 April to 22 May, 2018, provided funds to support diabetes diversion initiatives that encourage innovative integrated models of care.

Nexus Primary Health was successful with their Diabetes Diversion Partnership Project (DDPP) submission.

The DDPP is an innovative, integrated multidisciplinary community based care model supported by care team health technology.

The partnership, led by Nexus Primary Health (Nexus), includes DPV Health, Precedence Health Services and Hume Whittlesea Primary Care Partnership (HWPCP), is based on a medical home model.

This work will build toward the long-term outcome of improving patient outcomes for residents of Whittlesea, Mitchell and Murrindindi and reducing demand on acute services.

Planning commences from 1 July, 2018. New diabetes services will open by 1 October, 2018.

Diabetes Diversion article for launch (further communications to come in late September/ October).

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