Funding opportunity

Up to $200,000 ex GST will be dispersed through this initiative. Two practices will be funded up to $100,000 ex GST each. Funded projects will have 12 months from contract start date to complete their project.

NB: Funding under this EOI will not be provided for proposed activities that are currently eligible for funding through other Commonwealth Government sources.

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

You will be required to:
  • identify a chosen medication(s) and explain what your practice data and local community data tells you about why this is relevant for your community
  • describe the workflow model including how you will embed a pharmacist and the new workflows into routine practice
  • outline how you plan to incorporate consumer input into the design and delivery of your model of care
  • explain the outcomes the project seeks to achieve and how the outcomes will be measured
  • 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:
  • engage a pharmacist of your choice
  • develop a project plan and implementation plan with your Health Coordination Consultant
  • participate in monitoring and evaluation activities including:
  1. measurement of clinical indicators
  2. measurement of patient experience
  3. measurement of staff experience
  • meet regularly with your Health Coordination Consultant or relevant COORDINARE staff
  • submit a final report on provided template
  • submit a final summary of expenditure.
Eligibility requirements
  • must be an accredited general practice within the South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network catchment
  • practices who have previously received funding under Pharmacy in the Practice are not eligible to apply
  • priority will be given to practices in areas of higher need as outlined in the EOI document (Scope and Specifications_Section9_p6)
  • application must be submitted by 5pm on Tuesday 3 November 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.

 

 

 

 

 

NB: The above list is indicative and Is not intended to be exhaustive.