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Strengthened headspace Devonport service a step towards better youth mental health outcomes

The recent opening of a full headspace centre in Devonport is a significant step towards securing better mental health outcomes for young people in Tasmania’s north west. That’s according to Rebecca Wells, an Ulverstone local, and one of the young north west headspace volunteers who helped shape the new-and-improved site. Doors opened at the new…

19 November issue of General Practice Matters out now

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Career opportunity: Adult mental health centre project manager

Primary Health Tasmania is looking for a project manager to lead the establishment and support the embedding of an adult mental health centre within the broader mental health system in Launceston. Find out more via our careers portal.

Primary Health Matters November 2020 issue out now!

The latest edition of Primary Health Tasmania’s twice-yearly magazine, Primary Health Matters, is out now! The November 2020 issue explores the COVID-19 response, from talking to health workers on the testing frontline and those making personal protective equipment, to hearing from Primary Health Tasmania’s commissioned providers about the experience of providing care during a pandemic.…

5 November General Practice Matters out now

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Doors open on new headspace Devonport

The doors are now open at the new headspace centre in Devonport, improving access to mental health services for young people living in north west Tasmania. It comes after the Australian Government provided funding to expand the headspace Devonport satellite to a full centre, and transfer the former satellite service to Burnie. This service expansion…