Program overview

Applications for this project must be submitted through COORDINARE’s Tenderlink site (*please note that Chrome is the preferred server to access this site), more information on how to apply is available here.

Close to $400,000 ex GST will be dispersed through this initiative. Approximately 21 practices will be funded up to $20,000 ex GST each. Funded projects will have 12 months from contract start date to complete their project.

Applications will be assessed based on responses to the following requirements.

You will be required to:

  • describe the model of care to support a chosen patient cohort
  • explain what your practice data and/or local community data tells you about why this is relevant for the chosen cohort
  • outline how you plan to incorporate consumer input in to the design and delivery of your model of care
  • explain the outcomes the project seeks to achieve
  • outline how you will ensure cultural safety is embedded in the model of care
  • provide an overview of the proposed roles and responsibilities for the model of care; as well as existing clinical governance and incident management processes in place.

As part of the project you will be required to:

  • develop a project plan and implementation plan with your Health Coordination Consultant
  • participate in monitoring and evaluation activities including:
    • measurement of clinical indicators
    • measurement of patient experience
    • measurement of staff experience
  • meet regularly with your Health Coordination Consultant or relevant COORDINARE staff
  • submit a final report on provided template.

Eligibility requirements

  • general practices who have not been granted COORDINARE funding for the 2020 Winter Strategy or 2020 Nurse-led clinics initiative
  • must be an accredited general practice within the South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network catchment
  • application must be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 22 July 2020.

The following activities are ineligible for funding under this project:

  • leasing or purchase of vehicles
  • depreciation of expenses
  • activities already undertaken or expenses already incurred
  • research costs
  • items of capital equipment valued greater than $5,000
  • items of capital not directly related to patient outcomes
  • payments for professional services (i.e. where a payment is made for a medical service item listed in the Medicare Benefit Schedule)
  • conference attendances
  • board fees.