As part of the state and federal health system, our focus was to work in partnership with governments, other organisations, health professionals and our funded service providers to ensure the Western Australian community could continue to access high quality primary health care.
In helping to establish two Respiratory Clinics, we realised that for some Aboriginal people, the ability to self-isolate following COVID-19 testing was problematic.
We partnered with WA Country Health Service to provide targeted care and support to vulnerable patients at an increased risk of complications due to COVID-19.
To support Western Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic, our Inside My Mind mental health campaign was re-launched.
Among the first organisations in WA to move to remote working, recognising the risk presented by busy workplaces to staff, visitors and stakeholders, COVID-19 also presented an opportunity to imagine new ways of working.
WA Primary Health Alliance partnered with ConnectGroups, a peak consumer body which promotes peer support and consumer empowerment, to develop Stay Connected with Telehealth.
The work we do across our seven pillars, or priority areas, helps those at risk of poor health outcomes by addressing health inequity and improving access to services that transform and save lives. Read about this year’s achievements and some of the great work being done with our key partners and the community.to deliver better health, together.
Improving the health of Aboriginal Western Australians is a critical concern.View Aboriginal Health
We are committed to increasing access for older Western Australians to primary healthcare.View Aged Care
Our focus is on providing services that respond to people as a whole.View Alcohol and Other Drugs
Digital health helps us to identify priorities, link services, and fund options for better primary care.View Digital Health
We build the capacity and capability ofthe primary healthcare workforce to help more people access the care they need.View Health Workforce
We know that mental ill health is one the biggest health challenges forWestern Australians.View Mental Health
Improving population health contributes to the wellbeing of communities across our State.View Population Health