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Are you our new Integrated Health Care Lead?

Do you have the skills and experience to identify and implement effective integrated health care strategies? Are you able to provide expertise and leadership to the organisation in health service innovation? Primary Health Tasmania is on the lookout for a Lead – Integrated Health Care who can provide technical leadership in developing and implementing clinical health service and…

13 June General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: Australian influenza report Best Practice AIR transmission ComRRS coming to the south and north west EOIS welcome for APNA program RACGP welcomes nominations for Brian Williams Award Rural Medicine Australia 2019 Awards nominations open Survey for alcohol problem treatment guidelines LGBTI health and inclusive practice…

Applications welcome for two Clinical Advisory Council vacancies

Primary Health Tasmania is seeking to fill two positions on its Clinical Advisory Council. Vacant positions are for: • an allied health professional • a community pharmacist. The councils are vital strategic functions ensuring clinical leadership feature strongly in decisions that impact on Tasmania’s health system, primary care workforce and local communities. If you think…

Support lived experience voices in Tasmania’s suicide prevention efforts

What do we mean when we talk about ‘lived experience’ of suicide? One way to define it is: …having experienced suicidal thoughts, survived a suicide attempt, cared for someone through suicidal crisis, or been bereaved by suicide. That’s according to Roses in the Ocean – a lead organisation for lived experience of suicide in Australia.…

Local training to help Tasmanian mental health advocates find their voice

For the lucky ones among us, being 21 means enjoying the first flush of adulthood: moving out of home, getting a job, studying, and exploring the world. For Dr Ivan Zwart, the years from 21 to 35 were an ordeal. During that time, Ivan’s mother was diagnosed with a rare form of dementia and, in…

Latest General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: National Immunisation Program influenza update Influenza vaccination for people with egg allergies Practice preparation for PIP QI Updated Asthma Tasmanian HealthPathways GP wellbeing survey opens Workforce Incentive Program update National Safety and Quality Primary Health Care Standards workshops Point-of-care testing survey opens Cyber security update…