Paediatric Priority Funding 2020-23

Local health districts and specialty health networks were invited to apply for funding to initiate, progress or scale a project focused on care navigation and integration for children and young people with complex needs. The strategy was determined following stakeholder consultation and is aligned with recommendation 29 of the Henry Review.

Applicants can apply for up to $300,000 per year for three years (fixed term) under the  Paediatric Priority Funding Strategy. This funding was formerly known as the Paediatric Innovation Fund. The total amount of Paediatric Priority Funding is $860,000 per year.

Submissions for funding closed Friday 13 November 2020. Further information will be available once submissions have been assessed and outcomes finalised.

Frequently asked questions

Several questions have been received about the Paediatric Priority Funding. To ensure transparency and consistency, all questions will be recorded, and responses shared on: 16 October 2020 update

Paediatric Innovation Funding 2018-20

Paediatric Innovation Funding supports projects for children’s healthcare that focus on better patient outcomes, improved delivery of health services, and/or improved patient, family or staff health and wellbeing. Over $1.6 million was provided to eleven projects across NSW during FY2018-20.

Outcomes and learnings from completed projects will be available soon.

Current as at: Friday 11 December 2020