EOI Living with COVID: Home Visits Program

EOI Living with COVID: Home Visits Program

17 March, 2022

Does your practice have capacity to support people living at home or in Residential Aged Care Facilities who are COVID positive and isolating?

Eastern Melbourne PHN (EMPHN) is seeking to engage primary care providers, including but not limited to, accredited general practices, Medical Deputising Services, community health services with a general practice to undertake home visits to provide care to COVID-positive patients, where their usual GP does not have capacity or where a person does not have a managing GP. This includes coverage in of both day-time (9am to 5pm) and in the after-hours (5pm to 11.59pm).

This program will target COVID-positive patients living at home or in Residential Aged Care Facility’s in one or more of the 12 local government areas in EMPHN’s catchment area (Banyule, Boroondara, Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, Mitchell (part), Monash (part), Murrindindi (part), Nillumbik, Whitehorse, Whittlesea and Yarra Ranges) who need to have a clinical assessment face-to-face.

This service will be set up rapidly to ease pressure on the Health System and will be ongoing until 30 June 2022 (unless extended with funding from the Department of Health).

Further details including Funding/Remuneration can be found here

FAQs are available for download here

Key dates

EOI open: 15 March 2022

Questions close: 2pm, 25 March 2022

EOI closes: 4pm, 28 March 2022

Expression of Interest to be lodged via eProcure


Raylea O’Loughlin, Portfolio Manager - General Practice

T: 03 8814 2420 or E: raylea.oloughlin@emphn.org.au