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Third – and final – round of allied health digital integration grants now open

Primary Health Tasmania’s ‘Digital integration grants for improving after hours care in the allied health sector’ are now open for a third round! Grants of up to $7,000 are available for eligible allied health providers to connect with the Tasmanian eReferral system and My Health Record. The grant program aims to have the following outcomes:…

Booking a COVID-19 vaccination

Tasmanians are urged to be patient as the COVID-19 vaccination program is gradually rolled out. All eligible Tasmanians will have the opportunity to be vaccinated in coming months, starting with the elderly and other vulnerable people and frontline healthcare workers. To see when you or a loved one can get your vaccination, go to the…

Primary Health Update newsletter 18 March 2021

The 18 March edition of our weekly Primary Health Update newsletter is out now. Click here to read it. Click here to subscribe. If you’d like to submit an article for potential inclusion in Primary Health Update, please consult our editorial and submission guidelines.

New online engagement hubs for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Primary Health Tasmania has developed online engagement hubs to support Phase 1A and Phase 1B of the national COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Dedicated hubs have been created for: residential aged care facilities primary health settings, including general practices These new portals complement an existing hub to support COVID-19 assessment and testing in general practice. The online…

*NOW CLOSED* Seeking new members for our Clinical and Community Advisory Councils

Primary Health Tasmania is seeking to fill four positions on both our Clinical and Community Advisory Councils. The councils are a vital part of the organisation. They support the Board and provide informed professional and local perspectives on how to improve Tasmania’s health system and the unique health needs of our local communities. On the…

*NOW CLOSED* Launceston adult mental health centre: EOI open

Primary Health Tasmania has taken the next step in development of the new Launceston Adult Mental Health Centre, opening an expression of interest (EOI) process to help identify a lead agency. The lead agency will work with Primary Health Tasmania, local service providers, lived experience representatives and other stakeholders to develop and deliver activities from…