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Upcoming forum to explore multicultural perspectives on mental health and suicide

Primary Health Tasmania is supporting an upcoming forum in Launceston that will share information about best practice when working with members of Tasmania’s newly arrived community members from refugee and humanitarian entrant backgrounds. Coming up on 6 September, the Exploring attitudes and stigma: Multicultural perspectives on mental health and suicide forum will explore attitudes and…

8 August General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: Meningococcal update Latest Tasmanian flu statistics New and updated Tasmanian HealthPathways Hepatitis A vaccine program Quality Prescribing Incentive payment update PIP QI frequently asked questions and support Australian Immunisation Register online information Update on federally funded psychosocial support programs Ebola update Middle…

25 July General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: Winter management: Flu notifications New Tasmanian HealthPathways Issues paper on legal recognition of sex and gender Clinician input sought for major depressive disorder assessment study RACGP seeking case studies NDIS readiness survey Redkite scholarships and grants In the North: Update: Change to…

11 July General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: PIP QI guidelines and practice readiness Latest Tasmanian flu statistics Hepatitis and HIV resources and training survey GP vacancy on Clinical Advisory Council MBS claiming for National Cervical Screening Program RACGP’s 2019 GP Award winners for Tasmania Flinders Island Spotted Fever update…

GP vacancy on our Clinical Advisory Council

Primary Health Tasmania is seeking to fill a vacancy for a GP on our Clinical Advisory Council. The council is a vital strategic function for Primary Health Tasmania in ensuring clinical leadership features strongly in decisions that impact on Tasmania’s health system, primary care workforce and local communities. More information about the council, its terms…

Do you want to learn more about suicide and mental illness in older age?

People over 65 years of age are more likely to self-harm with suicidal intent than younger people and men over 80 years of age are nine times more likely to take their own lives, than women. Primary Health Tasmania is thrilled to be hosting a series of forums – both for the community, and for…