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12 December General Practice Matters now available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here New psychosocial support information service Q fever in the north Summer planning: Tas After Hours New and updated Tasmanian HealthPathways Integrated diabetes project survey New childhood immunisation data National dementia framework Leading the way in quality improvement Community nursing referrals (north) Navigating the new MBS…

Watch Primary Health Tasmania’s Year in Review animation

As 2019 – and the decade – draws to a close, Primary Health Tasmania has captured some key achievements of the last financial year in an animated Year in Review. This short video details a selection of success stories from our diverse range of commissioned providers, as well as some of our memorable organisational milestones…

Strengthening Tasmanian pharmacists’ suicide prevention skills

Tasmanian pharmacists have taken part in the Black Dog Institute’s first-ever training session specifically designed to help strengthen their advanced suicide prevention skills and build capacity to respond to people in distress. Primary Health Tasmania supported the training as part of our ongoing work for the National Suicide Prevention Trial, which aims to develop the…

28 November General Practice Matters now available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: Tasmanian HealthPathways turns five! New and updated Tasmanian HealthPathways PIP QI Incentive Payment update Summer planning: Extreme heat Suicide prevention program and rural grants Gonococcal and syphilis infections Pertussis notifications National obesity strategy consultation APNA National Conference seeking abstracts Housing Connect information…

14 November General Practice Matters now available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: Cervical screening: Self-collection option Summer planning: Disaster preparedness Meningococcal program update Holiday season update and resources Clinical update series Immunisation article Download and update Royal Hobart Hospital outpatient referral templates NCRIS health professionals web page Events: Climate Psychology: an introduction for mental…

Applications open for free death literacy and end-of-life mentoring

Primary Health Tasmania is one of 11 national Primary Health Networks to receive funding for the implementation of the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care Measure. The focus of Tasmania’s approach is to engage with communities to develop local compassionate communities of care that reflect community needs. In Tasmania, the measure is being trialled…