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Tenders Available

On this page we list currently available tenders relevant for organisations/practices in the health care industry. 

A brief outline of each tender is provided here, with links to the official tender page of the organisation(s) offering the tender. Please contact those organisations directly for more information. 

EOI open for General Practices – Stepped mental health care trial (NWMPHN)
North Western Melbourne PHN (NWMPHN) has been selected as one of three sites nationally to work with the University of Melbourne, to test a structured approach to identifying mental health need and triaging patients into appropriate treatment.

Using a brief, purpose-designed online tool, patients are assessed, receive feedback on their responses and a chance to prioritise their areas of concern, and are provided with suggested treatment options matched to their assessment results.

For some patients, their suggested treatment will include working with a Care Navigator (employed by the trial) who is based in the practice and assists GPs with developing care plans and linking patients into relevant local services. Patients will continue to see their GP for all other medical care.

We are currently seeking six practices to work with us on this Australian-first trial. Practices will be awarded a participation grant of $500 per month.

Who can apply?

General practices that can accommodate the following requirements may be eligible:

  • are interested in testing new ways of delivering mental health care
  • see at least 100 patients aged between 18-75 per day
  • can provide a room for patients to attend trial appointments
  • agree to their reception staff asking patients to complete a short questionnaire on an iPad or similar tablet (tablets will be provided by the PHN)

No closing date (Ongoing)
All catchment area submissions welcome

More information

Active Healthy NQ Grants Round 2 2017/18 - Maternal and Child Health (NQPHN)
Active Healthy NQ Grants program aims to improve health outcomes and minimise risk of chronic disease in the Northern Queensland Community. The grants program provides funding for health promotion and prevention initiatives which aim to change community attitudes and behavior and create environments that support people to make healthier choices. The grants program will create opportunities to support new mothers and fathers to have access to preconception and antenatal health promotion programs targeting smoking and the use of alcohol and other drugs in pregnancy, which will lead to improved health and wellbeing for mothers, fathers and babies.

Closing 20 October 2:00 pm AEDT

NQPHN Tenderlink
RIPERN Scholarship Grant (Murray PHN)
The RIPERN (Rural and Isolated Practice Endorsed Registered Nurses) Scholarship Grants aims to support the expanded scope of practice of acute nursing staff in rural communities within the Murray PHN catchment. For this grant round, there are packages of up to $10,000.00 (ex GST) each to cover the cost of training and related incidental expenses.

Closes 27 October 4:00 pm AEST

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Request for Proposal for Providing Services Specific to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
WentWest, operating as the Western Sydney Primary Health Network (WSPHN), is seeking Request for Proposals from service providers for providing services specific to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) populations in Western Sydney with severe, persistent and complex mental health needs tender.

Closes 31 October 4:00 pm AEDT

Western Sydney Tenderlink

Provision of Stepped Care Mental Health Services – North East (EMPHN)
Eastern Melbourne PHN (EMPHN) is implementing the ‘stepped care’ model for primary mental health care across the catchment and this will be phased over an 18-month time-period. The first phase of the ‘stepped care’ model will be in the areas of City of Whittlesea, Shire of Nillumbik, City of Banyule and parts of the Shires of Mitchel and Murrindindi. The ‘stepped care’ model will be most effective when service providers are integrated and connected. On this basis, EMPHN is seeking to engage with one or more organisations to deliver the Service (the ‘Service Provider/s’) and therefore should not be limited in approach by LGAs as they must be able to effectively straddle equity of access and equitable distribution of resources. EMPHN is seeking a shift in a response for clients along a continuum of acuity. This will, by default, call for a shift in the design of services and how practices and new modalities are delivered.

EMPHN is seeking a Service Provider/s to deliver a whole of service model for stepped care.

The successful Service Provider/s will be contracted from January 2018 until 30 June 2019. This commencement date will take into consideration a ‘service establishment period’, with the Services to ‘go live’ and be delivered from January 2018 through to 30 June 2019 (subject to confirmation of funding from the Commonwealth Department of Health).

Closes 31 October 4:00 pm AEST

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Invitation to Tender to be the Lead Agency of the New Headspace in Melton (NWMPHN)
North Western Melbourne PHN is inviting applicants to tender to be the lead agency of the new headspace site in Melton.

The current Government's Policy to Strengthen Mental Health Care in Australia, identifies headspace services as the Government's preferred model of delivering early intervention mental health services for young people aged 12-25 years. Lead agencies are commissioned by the local PHN to develop and deliver a headspace Centre and service using local partnerships and through developing community capacity.

The national network of headspace centres aim to provide holistic, youth friendly, primary mental health services for young people aged between 12-25, that are delivered, in the main, in a "one stop shop." The headspace centre service model has an early intervention orientation and comprises at a minimum, four core service streams: mental health, physical / sexual health, drug and alcohol and educational / vocational services. 
Establishment funding (17/18) $450,000
Year One service delivery funding (18/19) $842,000

Closes 8 November 2017 5:00 pm AEDT

NWMPHN Tenderlink

Integrating Primary Health Services [IPHCS] (CSAPHN)

CSAPHN is endeavouring to improve access to primary health services that are additional to General Practice through the IPHCS Tender, which has a focus on improving health outcomes of country South Australians, particularly for those with physical chronic and complex conditions.

The following health professions will be funded under the IPHCS, with service availability and level of service being reflective of the spread of population across the region:

  • Specialist Nurse Roles in the field of Chronic Disease Management including (but not limited to) asthma, respiratory, diabetes educator and cardiovascular, chronic kidney disease, lifestyle coaching / support
  • Dietitian and/or Nutritionist
  • Podiatrist
  • Physiotherapist / Exercise Physiologist
  • Mental Health Clinician (nurse / counsellor / psychologist)

The Integrating Primary Health Care activity has been designed to enable delivery of services in rural and remote populations of 5,000 or less in the primary health care space to address the scarcity of services delivered that support patients to achieve the best outcomes for their health where physical chronic disease is the main issue.

Closes 1 December 2017 5:00 pm ACDT

CSAPHN Tenderlink

Optimal nutrition ...pregnancy ...Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities (NQPHN)

Requests for proposals are sought for the implementation of projects aiming to address eating behaviours before, during and after pregnancy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander communities. The project must be set within at least two communities within NQPHN’s region. The proposed term of any contract arising from this RFP process is from  1 February 2018 to 30 June 2019; however activities for the project may extend beyond this period. 

Closes: 1 December 2017 2:00 pm AEST

NQPHN Tenderlink