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17 October General Practice Matters now available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: PIP QI update Updates to the Australian Immunisation Handbook Tasmanian HealthPathways clinical work groups Register for PHN Exchange Online learning platform survey MBS changes for severe eating disorders EOIs sought for elder abuse prevention committee Adult literacy communication checklist RACGP seeks feedback…

3 October General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: Tasmanian Immunisation Strategy released Starting the Tasmanian HealthPathways birthday countdown New MBS items for telehealth video consultations PIP QI Readiness Checklist BreastScreen Tasmania launching ‘referral pad’ trial NDIS review invites feedback Health literacy training and support Care coordination trial starting in Brighton…

19 September General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: Thunderstorm asthma advice PIP QI practice readiness and practice data reports available Medical Director Health Education and Research Tool Allergan Biocell implant advice Measles vaccine program Mental Health Act review New childhood immunisation data New hepatitis support staff New diabetes screening initiative…

5 September General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: Human parechovirus information Hepatits C education Latest Tasmanian flu statistics Mental health support in aged care facilities Allied health referral changes for DVA patients Termination of pregnancy pathways Cardiology and general practice update Support for culturally inclusive service delivery ACRRM curriculum update…

Board director applications sought *NOW CLOSED*

Primary Health Tasmania is seeking to fill up to two elected positions on its Board of Directors. All directors are expected to possess sound professional skills and personal attributes. Applications are sought from people with a range of industry skills particularly general practice, primary health care, health service design and delivery, and clinical governance. Geographical…

New mental health care program for aged care residents

A mental health program commissioned by Primary Health Tasmania will explore a new model of care designed to improve access to psychological treatment services for people living in aged care facilities. It’s hoped the program will help reduce the impact of mental illness on older Australians living in residential care, who are up to five…