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New resource: Snapshot of priority populations

We have produced a new resource giving an overview of health data and information related to priority population groups. Our Snapshot of Priority Populations in Tasmania has a page of health data and information on each of the following groups of people, who sometimes have different health needs to the rest of the population: Click…

Tasmanian asthma survey results

Asthma Australia has released the results of its Tasmanian Asthma Discovery Survey, which give an indication of what life is like for Tasmanians who have asthma. The survey found a mismatch between what people know about their asthma, what they do to manage it, and the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes. Challenges accessing timely,…

Ulverstone trials free mental health support program

Adults living in the Ulverstone area now have access to a free digital mental health support program as part of a pilot that aims to test new ways of engaging people with health and wellbeing coaching. Tasmanian-based organisation Healthy Business is delivering the HealthCi program to adults living within the postcode of 7315 under the…

Launceston Head to Health opens its doors

Adults in the Launceston area will have better access to mental health support from Monday 24 January with the opening of the innovative new Launceston Head to Health centre. An initial range of services will be available from an interim site on Paterson Street, with a full suite to be offered when the centre moves…

*NOW CLOSED* Latest career opportunities

Primary Health Tasmania is currently seeking applications for: Health Program Leads (Hobart, Launceston, or Ulverstone) a Program Management Coordinator (Hobart, Launceston, or Ulverstone). To find out more, click here.

Finding the right staff for the Tasmanian mental health sector

Tom Ryan began his journey from Newcastle, England, to Burnie, Tasmania, with the click of a link. The link had been shared in a Facebook group for international social workers seeking to migrate to Australia. The person who shared it was Daisy Grodzki, a Dutch mental health clinician who made the move to Tasmania‚Äôs north…