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26 March General Practice Matters now available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: COVID-19: New email alert COVID-19: Reminder about face masks COVID-19: New coronavirus Tasmanian HealthPathway Other new and updated Tasmanian HealthPathways Update: Our services portal Update: Mental health clinical updates BreastScreen Tasmania appointments GP input sought for domestic abuse study New influenza vaccines…

12 March General Practice Matters now available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: COVID-19 Tasmanian HealthPathway COVID-19: Face masks for general practice COVID-19: General practice involvement in testing COVID-19: Recording of Q&A session for GPs COVID-19: Respiratory clinics COVID-19: Australian Government funding Updated Tasmanian HealthPathways Influenza vaccination Mandatory reporting guidelines New strength-based exercise treatment program…

New exercise program targets chronic conditions in north west

North west Tasmanians living with chronic health conditions now have access to a free, strength-based exercise program designed to boost their quality of life. The Exercise Treatment Program is a 14-week course designed to improve activity levels of older people who have a long-term health condition, such as arthritis, osteoporosis, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease, depression…

Removing barriers to testing for the NDIS

People who live with mental ill-health may be able to get support under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) if their condition causes them to experience very high levels of ‘psychosocial disability’ . While Primary Health Tasmania is not involved in services provided through the NDIS, we receive Australian Government funding to help people connect…

13 February General Practice Matters now available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: Coronavirus Bushfire mental health support Disaster-related Tasmanian HealthPathways Date savers: Immunisation and mental health events AIR update Consultation on pneumococcal vaccination recommendations Eating Disorder Treatment Plan Black Dog Institute Mental Health Community of Practice People at Increased Risk in an Emergency guide…

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Where do I find key coronavirus information? The Australian Government’s dedicated coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage provides up-to-date and comprehensive information about management of coronavirus in Australia. This includes information about what the virus is, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Locally, the Tasmanian Government has also set up a dedicated website to consolidate key information about the…