Webinar

TENDERING FOR PHN CONTRACTS

Ideas for solo and small mental health practices

Webinar Recordings


Webinar 1 - Delivering services for Primary Mental Health Networks

This webinar is the introductory webinar in a series on supporting mental health professionals in silo or small practices to be prepared to tender for Primary Health Network contracts.

It will feature a panel of mental health professionals currently working in this area.

The webinar will also introduce participants to the new online training modules ‘Tendering for PHN Contracts’.

Webinar panel

  • Sian Pritchard, Nurse Practitioner

  • Valda Dorries, Occupational Therapist

  • Facilitated by Dr Lyn O’Grady – psychologist, the Australian Psychological Society

Learning outcomes

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current primary mental health care landscape

  • Identify key barriers and enablers to mental health professionals in solo or small practices providing services within the new Primary Health Network (PHN) commissioning models

  • Outline ways they can engage with their local PHN/s

  • Develop a plan for PHN tendering.


Webinar 2 - The nuts and bolts of tender proposal writing for Primary Health Network commissioned services

This webinar is the second in a series on supporting mental health professionals in silo or small practices to be prepared to tender for Primary Health Network contracts.

It will feature an expert working in the area of tendering.

The webinar will also introduce participants to the online training modules ‘Tendering for PHN Contracts’.

Webinar panel

  • Kristine Daw, Dawtek

  • Facilitated by Dr Lyn O’Grady – psychologist, the Australian Psychological Society

Learning outcomes

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the preparatory work required before writing a tender proposal

  • Outline the core elements required in a tender proposal

  • Describe the key features of a successful tender proposal.


Webinar 3 - Safety, quality and risk management and tender writing

This webinar is the third in a series on supporting mental health professionals in silo or small practices to be prepared to tender for Primary Health Network contracts.  It will feature an endorsed clinical and counselling psychologist, consultant to the insurance industry, in-demand speaker and trainer who has held national roles in psychology regulation and professional standards.

Webinar panel

  • Kaye Frankcom, Clinical and Counselling Psychologist

  • Facilitated by Dr Lyn O’Grady – psychologist, the Australian Psychological Society

Learning outcomes

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the safety and quality requirements to be considered when tendering.

  • Outline risks and ways to manage them for inclusion in tender proposals.

  • Describe ways to incorporate safety, quality and risk management approaches into tender proposals.


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