Health professional

Second round: Allied health digital integration grant opportunity

Are you sick of referrals going to ‘fax heaven’? Do you wish you could access your patients’ health information quickly and easily? Primary Health Tasmania has a grant opportunity to make it easier for eligible allied health providers to connect with the Tasmanian eReferral system and My Health Record – two great digital health tools…

New headspace satellite service opens in Burnie

Young Tasmanians living in the Burnie region now have greater access to mental health support with the opening of a brand new headspace satellite service in their local community. The new headspace Burnie satellite service will offer mental health, alcohol and other drug, and education and vocational support, and mean young people aged between 12-25…

17 December issue of General Practice Matters out now

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First steps towards an adult mental health centre for Launceston

The Australian Government is funding a trial of eight adult mental health centres across Australia, with one to be established in each state and territory. Launceston has been chosen as the location for the Tasmanian centre, which will aim to improve access to mental health and related support services for Tasmanians in the local area;…

A new, shared approach to Tasmania’s mental health plan

Key players in Tasmania’s health system have come together to evolve and strengthen the state’s mental health plan, taking stock of key achievements and highlighting new areas of focus for the years ahead. Rethink 2020 is a collaboration between Primary Health Tasmania, the Tasmanian Department of Health, and the Tasmanian Health Service, and represents a…

3 December issue of General Practice Matters out now

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