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Plan unveiled for Tasmanian health consumer body

Tasmania will join the ranks of other Australian states by establishing a statewide organisation to champion the needs of local healthcare consumers, it was revealed today. Design of the new state-based healthcare consumer organisation – which will enable the health system, healthcare providers and policy makers to partner with consumers – will begin immediately. The…

Sharing care, and records, during pregnancy

Go to any bookstore and you’ll probably find a shelf packed with pregnancy titles – think What To Expect When You’re Expecting, and then some. But another publication is helping expectant mothers and health professionals track a pregnancy’s progress in Tasmania’s north. It’s called The GP Antenatal Shared Care Pregnancy Record. Small, pink and packed with valuable information…