Partnerships and Alliances

Strategic partnerships and alliances between GLCH and other health and welfare providers in East Gippsland result in more coordinated and holistic services for the community.

GLCH continue to work with the following organisations, and ongoing reforms throughout the health and welfare sectors will require consideration of further alliances that stretch beyond East Gippsland:

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

  • Improving service coordination and care planning between the two organisations, and providing the best range of services without duplication for the East Gippsland community. The partnership involves joint meetings with executive staff and the Board.

Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Cooperative – Dala Yooro Early Childhood Centre, Maternal and Child Health, Family Support services

  • Consortium of agencies in the Djillay Ngalu program, who are committed to improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal people in East Gippsland.

East Gippsland Primary Care Partnership’s Integrated Health Promotion Plan, Service Coordination and Chronic Disease Management

  • East Gippsland Mental Health Initiative to get best value from a $1 million, nonrecurrent grant for improving access for mental health clients in East Gippsland.

East Gippsland Shire Council

  • Home and Community Care programs, Maternal and Child Health.

Lakes Entrance Aboriginal Health Association (LEAHA)

  • Providing health care, welfare and social support to the Aboriginal population of Lakes Entrance and assisting them in achieving independence as a separate organisation.

Gippsland Medicare Local (GML)

  • Our membership gives priority access to further education events administered by the GML, attendance at the AGM, monthly email newsletters and the right to vote in board elections.

East Gippsland Marketing Inc

  • Building organisational capacity around recruitment of General Practitioners to East Gippsland.

Caption: Tim Bull, Member for Gippsland East; Paula Morgan, Manager LEAHA; David Davis, Minister for Health; Andrew Ronalds, MP Eastern Victoria;  and Sue Medson, Chief Executive Officer GLCH during a tour of GLCH and LEAHA.