About us

Primary Health Tasmania is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation working to connect care and keep Tasmanians well and out of hospital.

The organisation is one of 31 similar bodies established around Australia on 1 July 2015 as part of the Primary Health Networks Programme – an Australian Government initiative. More information is available on the primary health networks website.

The Government has set the following objectives for primary health networks nationally:

  • increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for patients, particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes; and
  • improving coordination of care to ensure patients receive the right care in the right place at the right time.

You can read more on our fact sheet here.

Our activities are informed by clinical leadership and community guidance.

They are designed to meet the identified needs of local communities and priority population groups across the spectrum of primary care, including:

For more information, call us on 1300 653 169 or send us a message

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