Program overview

Applications for this project were submitted through COORDINARE's Tenderlink site. Applicants for shortlisted projects will be required to develop a short form project plan using a provided template. Up to 11 practices across the region will be funded. Funded projects will have 9 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 briefly:

  • describe the model of care you will implement to support your chosen patient cohort
  • explain what your practice data and/or local community data tells you about why your project would benefit your patients
  • demonstrate how you plan to involve consumers in the design and implementation of your model of care.

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:

  • practices who did not receive funding under the 2019 Winter Strategy
  • must be an accredited general practice within the South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network catchment
  • application must be submitted by 5pm on Sunday 2 February 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.