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November edition of Primary Health Matters out now!

The latest edition of Primary Health Tasmania’s biannual magazine, Primary Health Matters, is out now! The November issue explores everything from Tasmania’s engagement with the national Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care Measure, to transitioning children with lifelong chronic conditions from paediatric to adult care. We find out about the risks and safeguards against…

31 October General Practice Matters now available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: Mobile-friendly Tasmanian HealthPathways platform coming soon New and updated Tasmanian HealthPathways New National Pain Services Directory New Primary Health Tasmania tenders Changes to MBS items for colonoscopy services Congratulations to Prospect Medical Centre Dementia risk factor study seeks GP input Save the…

Tenders open: exercise program and advisory services *NOW CLOSED*

Primary Health Tasmania has opened two new tenders. Full details of these tenders are available on our eTender portal. All inquiries about the tenders should be made through the portal. Strength2Strength exercise treatment program (north west) Primary Health Tasmania invites suitably qualified organisations to submit a proposal to deliver the Strength2Strength exercise treatment program in…

17 October General Practice Matters now available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: PIP QI update Updates to the Australian Immunisation Handbook Tasmanian HealthPathways clinical work groups Register for PHN Exchange Online learning platform survey MBS changes for severe eating disorders EOIs sought for elder abuse prevention committee Adult literacy communication checklist RACGP seeks feedback…

Keeping hearts healthy in Tassie’s north west

Tasmanian nurse Elesha Fromm was sitting in an Adelaide conference room when the speaker picked an Australian region with a high rate of heart disease as a workshop case study. The area they chose was Waratah-Wynyard — Elesha’s own backyard. “When I saw they picked my area as their case study, I thought, I need…

3 October General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here In this issue: Tasmanian Immunisation Strategy released Starting the Tasmanian HealthPathways birthday countdown New MBS items for telehealth video consultations PIP QI Readiness Checklist BreastScreen Tasmania launching ‘referral pad’ trial NDIS review invites feedback Health literacy training and support Care coordination trial starting in Brighton…