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Primary Health Tasmania welcomes national funding boost for headspace

Primary Health Tasmania welcomes the Australian Government’s recent announcement youth mental health service provider headspace will receive an extra $51.8 million to provide around 14,000 additional services, shorten waiting times and recruit extra clinical staff. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the funding boost on 14 October and said almost $13 million of the new funding will…

Latest General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: Urgent recall: ColoVantage home bowel screening test New Suicide Risk Tasmanian HealthPathway available Information for general practice on new Primary Health Tas website Book a Primary Health Tasmania practice visit Join our de-identified data sharing program to prepare for the QI PIP New service: Clinical…

Mental Health Week 2018: Pathways, prevention and real-life success stories

Mental Health Week runs from 7-13 October, and this year the theme is: Stronger Together. It’s an important message to get across, given almost half of all Australians experience some form of mental health problem at some time in their life. For us, the theme of “stronger together” highlights the role we can all play…

Welcome to Primary Health Tasmania’s new website

If you’re reading this, you’ve found your way to Primary Health Tasmania’s new website. Welcome! Valuable feedback from local health professionals and community members helped inform the look and functionality of this new site, which retains the most useful elements of our previous website and adds some extra features to support primary health care in…

Introducing Our Services Portal

You can now see all our commissioned services in one place, on an interactive map. Our Services Portal aims to make it easier for you to find services commissioned by Primary Health Tasmania that you can refer your patients to. You can search on the service type (e.g. mental health; alcohol and other drug treatment;…

Latest General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: Upcoming public meningococcal vaccination clinics Poliovirus outbreak declared in Papua New Guinea Read the Australian Government’s most recent incentives update Heart Foundation looking for 2019 Health Ambassadors Kidney Health Education CKD Ambassador Program My Nursing Future website for current and primary care nurses…