About the South Coast PCP

We acknowledge and pay respects to the traditional Aboriginal owners of the land, the first people of this country. We pay respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future

The State Government funds 30 Primary Care Partnerships (PCPs) across Victoria to improve access to services and continuity of care for people through improved service coordination, as well as chronic disease prevention, integrated health promotion and partnership development

Our Vision

Partnering to improve the health and well-being of the South Coast community

Who We Are

  • The South Coast Primary Care Partnership (SCPCP) is a voluntary partnership of health and community organisations working together towards achieving better health outcomes for the community across the South Coast local government area.
  • Partnership of local Health and Human Service Providers
  • Working together to improve the health system and the health of Victorian communities
  • 29 Member Organisations
  • Funded by Victorian State Government

What We Do

Support agencies to provide best practice in the following ways:

Quality Improvement

  • Audits of Chronic Illness Care
  • Service Coordination Survey
  • Health Literacy Checklist

Capacity Building

  • Public Health Planning
  • Health Promotion Programs
  • Patient Self Management
  • Health Literacy
  • Consumer Engagement
  • Project Management

Coordination of Care

  • eReferal
  • eCare Planning
  • Access to Services
  • Care & Referral Pathways

The South Coast Primary Care Partnership’s Strategic Plan for the next four year reflects the key health and wellbing priorities for the communities of Bass Coast and South Gippsland. The priorities have been identified following a comprehensive consultative process supported by both population and catchment health and wellbeing data.

The partnership will continue to work on building the South Coast Primary Health sectors ability to respond effectively to the challenges of;

  • An ageing population and health care workforce
  • Increases in chronic conditions and their complexity
  • Meeting consumer needs for self-management
  • Reducing avoidable hospital admissions
  • Widening health inequalities
  • Improving access to care
  • Meeting community expectations for delivery of accessible, appropriate and effective primary health care

‘Working Partnerships’ are developed to meet specific needs or project areas and it is the purpose of the PCP to facilitate these relationships between agencies…