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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…

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…

Our response to the Productivity Commission’s draft mental health report

Primary Health Tasmania has submitted a response to the Productivity Commission’s draft report following its mental health inquiry. The Productivity Commission inquiry looked into the effect of mental health on people’s ability to participate and prosper in the community and workplace, and the effects it has more generally on the economy and productivity.​ The draft report was…

Mental health training boost for Tasmania’s residential aged care facility staff

A new statewide training drive will help people working in Tasmanian aged care facilities identify and support residents at risk of declining mental health. Primary Health Tasmania (Tasmania PHN) announced today it had selected national not-for-profit organisation STEPS Group to deliver more than 70 training sessions to residential aged care facility staff across the state,…

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…