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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…

Latest General Practice Matters available

The latest issue of General Practice Matters is available here. In this issue: Urgent recall: ColoVantage home bowel screening test New Suicide Risk Tasmanian HealthPathway available Information for general practice on new Primary Health Tas website Book a Primary Health Tasmania practice visit Join our de-identified data sharing program to prepare for the QI PIP New service: Clinical…

Mental Health Week 2018: Pathways, prevention and real-life success stories

Mental Health Week runs from 7-13 October, and this year the theme is: Stronger Together. It’s an important message to get across, given almost half of all Australians experience some form of mental health problem at some time in their life. For us, the theme of “stronger together” highlights the role we can all play…

Welcome to Primary Health Tasmania’s new website

If you’re reading this, you’ve found your way to Primary Health Tasmania’s new website. Welcome! Valuable feedback from local health professionals and community members helped inform the look and functionality of this new site, which retains the most useful elements of our previous website and adds some extra features to support primary health care in…