Save the Date!

Saturday 14/10/2023 for the annual MDMPA Quality General Practice Conference

Registration and lunch from 12pm at the new Neighbourhood Health Hub at Rooty Hill.

MDMPA will soon be opening registrations for our annual conference.
The Primary Care System of the Future- It Has Arrived!

Building on the work of the last 3 years we will be continuing our work building a quality primary health care neighbourhood for our patients and providers in Western Sydney.

Watch this space for details about the event to come.

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The Primary Care System of the Future – Making it Happen Here and Now - Fairmont Resort, Leura - 2-3 April 2022

The Association Annual Conference is on again!

This year's theme follows on from the previous 2 conferences, where we discussed the challenges to system transformation. The 2022 conference will focus on the business of bridging the gaps to what is needed to design and implement the future of primary health care, with the support of a Neightbourhood Health Hub.

Speakers Include :

Ray Messom, CEO WentWest
Dr Di O’Halloran, Chair WentWest
Dr Kean-Seng Lim, President Mt Druitt Medical Practitioner’s Association, Immediate Past President AMA NSW
Dr Hani Bittar, Vice President Mt Druitt Medical Practitioners Association
Denise Pintado, Transition Manager, WentWest
Edweana Wenkart, CEO PEN CS

To book a place, go to the EVENTS page on this website. Or Register for the event here.

Day 1, Saturday 2 April 2022

Opening 1.00 pm - Opening remarks from the convener.
  • Setting the scene
  • Purpose of the weekend, the third in a series of future primary care initiatives
  • Designing the primary healthcare system of the future
Setting the scene 1.20 pm
Presentation - Setting the scene of the macro, meso and micro environment, from the perspective of the primary stakeholders
  • The macro environment
  • Consumer perspective
  • Provider perspective
The System of the Future. 2.00 pm
Introductory talk and whole group discussion -
  • What would the future look like,  What would be some of the core principles.  Could you paint a picture of it.
  • Answer the question “What would the ideal healthcare system look like”
Gaps and needs 3.00 pm
Introductory statements from speakers then small group table breakouts to respond from the perspective of each group.  Each group will look at
  • Consumers
  • Providers
  • System
Answer the question “This is why we can’t have nice things”

Solutions. 4.00 pm
Introductory Statements from speakers then small group breakouts

Blue sky discussion to evaluate solutions from the perspective of each stakeholder group. What would the future look like. Look at enabling solutions such as enhanced use of technology, patient portals or apps, linked data sets, alternative funding options
  • Consumers
  • Providers
  • System
Answer the question “This is what we need to have nice things”

Dinner at 7.00
Presentation by Edweana Wenkart on "The Utility and Governance of Data"

Day 2, Sunday 3 April 2022 - Introduction and Recap by conveNor 9.00 am
Summary of discussions and breakouts from day 1 on each theme
  • What would the ideal system of the future look like
  • Why we can’t have nice things
  • How can we have nice things
MACIPA Example

We have a very real opportunity to shape the future and build the ideal system with the Neighbourhood Health Hub and strategic partnerships. Today is about co designing the framework to make that happen.

Imagining the Future of Primary Healthcare  9.20 am 
Introductory talk then whole group discussion using points from yesterday

Using what we have discussed from yesterday, to paint a picture of system of the future. Connected,, Coordinated, patient centred, team based care
  • Paint a picture of the primary care practice of the future
  • Paint a picture of the primary care system of the future

The Neighbourhood Health Hub 10.00 am

Introductory talk then small group breakouts

What is the NHH, How can this support better primary care, What opportunities does this give us
Break out sessions on framework for NHH operations
  • What does the NHH do
  • How can it support practices and practitioners

Summary of Weekend 12.00 pm
  • Closing comments from speakers
  • Next steps