About Us

Our vision: Better health and improved wellbeing for people in Melbourne’s west.

Our mission: To build a strong health system in Melbourne’s west. 

First established in 2011, the Better Health Plan for the West (BHP4W) is a regional partnership of diverse stakeholders working to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Melbourne’s western region. The partnership aims to address local population needs and priorities through locally tailored solutions by bringing together the expertise of community members and employees working in:

Our vision is underpinned by the following four principles:

  1. Seeking collective impact
  2. A focus on vulnerable groups
  3. Adoption of a place-based approach
  4. Using evidence to inform action

Read more about our vision and principles in the BHP4W partnership framework.