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COVID-19: Supporting ongoing delivery of alcohol and other drug services

Primary Health Tasmania has partnered with the Tasmanian Government on a capacity-building funding package to support continuity of alcohol and other drug services during the coronavirus pandemic. A total of $235,000 in Australian and Tasmanian government funding is available through the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council (ATDC) Tasmania to help local community-based organisations respond…

21 May General Practice Matters

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May 2020 issue of Primary Health Matters magazine out now

The latest edition of Primary Health Tasmania’s twice-yearly magazine, Primary Health Matters, is out online now. In this edition, we feature stories about: work by our commissioned providers in alcohol and other drug support, mental health and wellbeing, aged care, provider support, and more what advice a GP heading into partial retirement has for one…

Tasmania’s four GP-led respiratory clinics now open

Primary Health Tasmania has supported the establishment of four GP-led respiratory clinics across Tasmania as part of our role in the Australian Government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The clinics — located in Devonport, St Helens, Launceston and Hobart — are now open to see, test, and treat the 80 per cent of people with…

Keep your health on track

Why does keeping my health on track matter? Your health is important, and your GP and the rest of your care team are still there for you – even if things are done a bit differently at the moment. Your care team might include your: GP nurse Aboriginal health worker pharmacist psychologist social worker diabetes…

Applications open for community access to video conferencing grants

Primary Health Tasmania invites local non-profit groups, clubs and community organisations to apply for a small grant to stay in touch via video-conferencing. As part of our coronavirus response, we are offering small grants for community groups to support them to continue engaging via video-conferencing. You could use video conferencing to: continue your regular activities…