Community

Free online community events: End-of-life and palliative care

Community members will be able to participate in more than 20 online sessions about topics such as grief, bereavement and end-of-life care thanks to a community-run educational event being held in October. Hosted by locals involved in the Australian Government’s Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care project, the four-day online educational event will run…

Learning about death literacy, with Dr Kerrie Noonan

Dr Kerrie Noonan is a clinical psychologist and social researcher who has spent the past 25 years working to create a more death-literate Australian society. On 3 August, she spoke at a free online event organised by Tasmanian community members participating in the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care initiative in the lead up…

New digital age for Tasmanian referrals to streamline healthcare communication

Blurry scans, time-draining phone calls, and valuable patient information lost to ‘fax heaven’ – they’re just some of the pitfalls being avoided thanks to a new electronic referral trial project that’s gaining traction in Tasmania.  Primary Health Tasmania – Tasmania’s PHN – is leading the collaboration with the Tasmanian Department of Health and Tasmanian Health Service, which aims to build an eReferral system for…

*NOW CLOSED* Join our team: Digital health coordinator opportunity

Primary Health Tasmania is currently looking for a new digital health coordinator to join our team on a full-time basis. We’re looking for an experienced professional who can use their experience and expertise to coordinate implementation, support and monitoring of digital health initiatives in Tasmania. Find out more about the role here. Applications close 5:00pm…

*NOW CLOSED* Three vacant positions on the Primary Health Tasmania team

Primary Health Tasmania is advertising to fill three roles within our organisation: safety and quality manager (lead – safety and quality) – an experienced professional who can lead the implementation of quality standards to achieve effective delivery of Primary Health Tasmania’s health system improvement and health services commissioning outcomes integrated health care manager (lead –…

May 2020 issue of Primary Health Matters magazine out now

The latest edition of Primary Health Tasmania’s twice-yearly magazine, Primary Health Matters, is out online now. In this edition, we feature stories about: work by our commissioned providers in alcohol and other drug support, mental health and wellbeing, aged care, provider support, and more what advice a GP heading into partial retirement has for one…