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Changes to delivery of short-term psychological interventions in southern Tasmania

Relationships Australia Tasmania (RA Tas) will be completing its contract with Primary Health Tasmania for the delivery of short-term psychological interventions in southern Tasmania services on 30 April this year. Primary Health Tasmania has commenced the process to commission a new provider to deliver this service. It is revisiting local needs and may make some…

Launceston Head to Health opens its doors

Adults in the Launceston area will have better access to mental health support from Monday 24 January with the opening of the innovative new Launceston Head to Health centre. An initial range of services will be available from an interim site on Paterson Street, with a full suite to be offered when the centre moves…

Impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of Primary Health Tasmania’s commissioned services

The escalation of COVID-19 cases in Tasmania is having an impact on the workforce and, therefore, the delivery of a range of services. Services funded by the Australian Government through Primary Health Tasmania are no exception, with a number of staff testing positive or having to isolate because they are a close contact. This is…

*NOW CLOSED* Latest career opportunities

Primary Health Tasmania is currently seeking applications for: Health Program Leads (Hobart, Launceston, or Ulverstone) a Program Management Coordinator (Hobart, Launceston, or Ulverstone). To find out more, click here.

Finding the right staff for the Tasmanian mental health sector

Tom Ryan began his journey from Newcastle, England, to Burnie, Tasmania, with the click of a link. The link had been shared in a Facebook group for international social workers seeking to migrate to Australia. The person who shared it was Daisy Grodzki, a Dutch mental health clinician who made the move to Tasmania’s north…

Goodbye COVID videos available in 20 languages

Primary Health Tasmania is proud to support the Goodbye COVID campaign as part of its involvement in the Victorian and Tasmanian PHN Alliance. Led by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network, the campaign comprises videos in 20 languages, encouraging people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Now available on the Primary Health Tasmania YouTube channel for…