These fact sheets use a Frequently Asked Question format to explain what the Primary Health Network (PHN) Program is, what PHNs do, and where to find more information.
Primary Health Networks
This provides an overview of what PHNs are and their role in Australia’s health system.
Primary Health Care
This provides an overview of primary health care and the important role of PHNs in providing a regional approach to primary health care.
PHNs: Commissioning Health Services
This explains what the term ‘commissioning’ means in a health services context and how PHNs decide what services to fund.
How PHNs Integrate Health Services
This explains what integrating health care means, why it is important, and how PHNs approach integrating health care within their regions.
PHN Practice Support
This explains the PHN practice support role and the types of activities that PHNs undertake with primary health care professionals.