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New tender: Psychosocial support services

Primary Health Tasmania has opened a tender for services to support Tasmanians with severe and episodic mental illness. It comes after the Australian Government provided funding under the PHN Program for the National Psychosocial Support (NPS) Measure to improve the health of Tasmanians with mental illnesses that are serious, but don’t permanently reduce their day-to-day…

Career opportunity

We’re looking for a Public Health Medicine Registrar to join our team. Applications close on 26 November. Read more here

Latest General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: New Tasmanian HealthPathways: Psychosis, head injuries in children HIV testing: Antenatal patients Rubella elimination M-M-R II administration GP management of asplenic patients Tender opening soon for National Psychosocial Support Measure Keep up with the changes to MBS from 1 November National Rural Health Conference program,…

New issue of Primary Health Matters available

We’re pleased to unveil the November edition of our magazine, Primary Health Matters. This edition includes a wide range of stories – from one-on-one interviews with real Tasmanians who have overcome substance misuse, to local health workers enlisting digital solutions to deliver top-quality care. We also shine a spotlight on some of our valued commissioned…

Latest General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: Termination of pregnancy pathway: Watch this space Reminder: Transmitting immunisation records to the AIR Data sharing and the upcoming Quality Improvement PIP Eating disorders helpline seeking practitioners for database Healthy Tasmania Community Innovation Grants closing soon Volunteers needed for long term look at pain medication…

Primary Health Tasmania welcomes national funding boost for headspace

Primary Health Tasmania welcomes the Australian Government’s recent announcement youth mental health service provider headspace will receive an extra $51.8 million to provide around 14,000 additional services, shorten waiting times and recruit extra clinical staff. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the funding boost on 14 October and said almost $13 million of the new funding will…