Practice Partners Program

A Health Issues Centre consumer support initiative.

Consumers should have an active role in improving health care pathways and participate with confidence in the management of their health.

Health Issues Centre established the Practice Partners Program to stimulate thinking, explore the possibilities and implement innovative new ways for consumers to have highly valued and meaningful roles in improving health outcomes.

The Practice Partners Program involves HIC working with health-related organisations by providing a combination of:

  • In-kind contributions of HIC staff expertise and support
  • Funding (grant) for the project

Grants will be up to a total value of $12,000. 

What are the key criteria?

  • ConsumerIinvolvement in project design, governance and implementation
  • New and innovative
  • Scalable and replicable
  • A commitment to sharing the project broadly across the sector
  • Small, rural and regional services prioritised
  • Projects featuring less-represented consumers will be prioritised

When are the next round of applications open?
Applications for the third round of funding are now closed. Successful applicants will be announced mid-May.

How do I apply?

Please refer to the application guidelines and download an application form.

Who are the current recipients?

The three successful applicants in the 2017 round of funding are:

Please click on each service for more information about their projects.

Who are the first round recipients?

The four successful applicants from the inaugural 2016 round of funding are:

Please click on each service for more information about their projects.

For more information

Please contact Health Issues Centre



 

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