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My Health Record opt-out date to be extended

The Australian Government has confirmed the opt-out period for My Health Record will be extended until January 31, 2019. “The opt-out period will be extended until January 31, 2019, however, it’s important to note that people can opt-out at any time,” Health Minister Greg Hunt said on Wednesday. If you want to know more about…

New tender: Psychosocial support services

Primary Health Tasmania has opened a tender for services to support Tasmanians with severe and episodic mental illness. It comes after the Australian Government provided funding under the PHN Program for the National Psychosocial Support (NPS) Measure to improve the health of Tasmanians with mental illnesses that are serious, but don’t permanently reduce their day-to-day…

Career opportunity

We’re looking for a Public Health Medicine Registrar to join our team. Applications close on 26 November. Read more here

Latest General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: New Tasmanian HealthPathways: Psychosis, head injuries in children HIV testing: Antenatal patients Rubella elimination M-M-R II administration GP management of asplenic patients Tender opening soon for National Psychosocial Support Measure Keep up with the changes to MBS from 1 November National Rural Health Conference program,…

New issue of Primary Health Matters available

We’re pleased to unveil the November edition of our magazine, Primary Health Matters. This edition includes a wide range of stories – from one-on-one interviews with real Tasmanians who have overcome substance misuse, to local health workers enlisting digital solutions to deliver top-quality care. We also shine a spotlight on some of our valued commissioned…

Latest General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: Termination of pregnancy pathway: Watch this space Reminder: Transmitting immunisation records to the AIR Data sharing and the upcoming Quality Improvement PIP Eating disorders helpline seeking practitioners for database Healthy Tasmania Community Innovation Grants closing soon Volunteers needed for long term look at pain medication…