PROJECT TITLE:

Development of a Health Needs Assessment – WQ PHN

CLIENT: Western QLD PHN

DATE: 2015 - 2016

KBC was engaged to assist the newly formed WQPHN to develop their Health Needs Assessment (HNA).

Key Deliverables:

  • Detailed technical paper
  • Stakeholder consultation across 3 geographical regions (900,000km2)
  • Service analysis to inform commissioning

Methodology:

  • Quantitative analysis of demographic and epidemiological data¬†
  • Quantitative analysis of health service utilisation data
  • Quantitative and qualitative service mapping
  • Stakeholder consultation
  • Service and system gap analysis
  • Identification of best practice approaches to address service gaps
  • Analytical discussion and synthesis of issues and evidence including prioritisation of need

Outcomes:

HNA was completed to meet DOH requirements

HNA has and continues to inform commissioning of services to meet identified gaps using best practice models