These 10 areas will be the first to get health care homes

THE federal government has announced the first 10 sites to trial the health care home model, but doctors and health groups are continuing to warn that it will fail without more funding.

Trials will begin next year at 200 medical practices and will involve 65,000 patients. The sites are:

  • Western Sydney
  • Perth North
  • Tasmania
  • Hunter New England and Central Coast (NSW)
  • Brisbane North
  • South Eastern Melbourne
  • Adelaide
  • Northern Territory
  • Nepean-Blue Mountains (NSW)
  • Country South Australia