VHA Award for the Western HealthLinks integrated program

12 December 2018

Western Health has won the 2018 Victorian Health Award for its integrated program, Western HealthLinks . The DHHS funded program is about improving health outcomes for people living with chronic disease and reducing the need for unplanned readmission and ensure necessary clinical and psycho-social support is set up for patient participants, post discharge and reduce healthcare costs. ‘Once participants

Tackling issues for patients facing severe disadvantage

04 April 2018

A young person on dialysis has 1,000 times the risk of heart disease and often patients die of heart disease before even going to dialysis. Often these patients face severe disadvantage. There are many factors which contribute to the high rate of chronic disease in the West of Melbourne. The risk factors contributing to chronic disease

Innovative Health Projects To Deliver Better Care To Victorians

12 December 2017

  Press Release 1st Dec 2017 The Andrews Labor Government is investing in 11 innovative projects that will give patients across Victoria better access to higher quality health care. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy today announced projects to share in funding from the third round of the Labor Government’s Better Care Victoria Innovation Fund. Better Care