NQPHN receives federal funding through the PHN Afterhours Program which aims to address gaps in afterhours service arrangements and improve service integration within the region with key objectives to:
- increase the efficiency and effectiveness of afterhours primary health care for patients, particularly those with limited access to health services
- improve access to afterhours primary health care through effective planning, coordination, and support for population based afterhours primary health care
- improve the availability of afterhours GP services through working collaboratively with GPs.
Commissioning priorities for 2023 are:
01 June 2023