The Primary Health Network is
providing one-off grants of $1,650 (GST Inclusive) to support General Practice
in the implementation of Telehealth equipment in response to COVID-19.
funding is to be used for the purchase or upgrade of any of the following:
Any subscription fees
associated with video conferencing software platforms such as Skype for
Business, Scopia, COVIU, Health Direct Video Call, GOTO Meeting and Zoom
Hardware such as tablets or laptops
Hardware accessories such
as headsets or webcams that enable providers to perform telehealth
consultations with their patients.
Up to 20% of the funding amount can
be used to cover internal costs associated with Telehealth implementation.
With any of
the above it is recommended you consult with your regular IT provider to ensure
any software systems or hardware purchased is fit for purpose in your IT
complete the online form via this link and attach an invoice to receive the
funding. Note that the online form is to be completed by an appropriate
representative of the practice as there is a declaration required that the
funds will be used for the implementation of Telehealth.
If you would like to discuss further please call Melissa Collins, Grants Manager on 0417 116 208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.