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Are you our new Integrated Health Care Lead?

Do you have the skills and experience to identify and implement effective integrated health care strategies? Are you able to provide expertise and leadership to the organisation in health service innovation? Primary Health Tasmania is on the lookout for a Lead – Integrated Health Care who can provide technical leadership in developing and implementing clinical health service and…

13 June General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: Australian influenza report Best Practice AIR transmission ComRRS coming to the south and north west EOIS welcome for APNA program RACGP welcomes nominations for Brian Williams Award Rural Medicine Australia 2019 Awards nominations open Survey for alcohol problem treatment guidelines LGBTI health and inclusive practice…

Applications welcome for two Clinical Advisory Council vacancies

Primary Health Tasmania is seeking to fill two positions on its Clinical Advisory Council. Vacant positions are for: • an allied health professional • a community pharmacist. The councils are vital strategic functions ensuring clinical leadership feature strongly in decisions that impact on Tasmania’s health system, primary care workforce and local communities. If you think…

Latest General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: National Immunisation Program influenza update Influenza vaccination for people with egg allergies Practice preparation for PIP QI Updated Asthma Tasmanian HealthPathways GP wellbeing survey opens Workforce Incentive Program update National Safety and Quality Primary Health Care Standards workshops Point-of-care testing survey opens Cyber security update…

Primary Health Tasmania’s new deprescribing guides, videos and other resources

Primary Health Tasmania has launched a new suite of deprescribing resources for local health practitioners. The resources include: •    a series of downloadable or printable guides covering the following medications: o    allopurinol o    antihyperglycaemic agents o    antihypertensive agents o    antipsychotics o    aspirin o    benzodiazepines o    biphosphonates o    cholinesterase inhibitors o    glaucoma eye drops o    non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs…

Free flu immunisation for vulnerable Tasmanians

Homeless and other vulnerable people across Tasmania will be able to access free flu shots from All Round Health and Community Care after Primary Health Tasmania commissioned the provider to deliver the service for the third year in a row. The service is being delivered during May and June this year through outreach clinics organised…