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E-cigarettes discussion paper launched

Public Health Services is calling for public submissions on its discussion paper on the use of electronic cigarette devices in... more

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Logo image for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 15 June 2015 Monday 15 June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a day to promote respect and dignity for older people, and... more

Request for Proposals - Provision of Out of Home Care Services – Special Care Packages

As part of the ongoing reform to Out of Home Care in Tasmania, Children and Youth Services, Department of Health... more

Grab a healthy hand habit

Annie Wells holding #safeHANDS sign Health authorities say one of the easiest things Tasmanians can do to prevent the spread of infectious disease is to... more

One Health System

Today we commence a week of consultations with the community to discuss the White Paper Exposure Draft that weas released... more


One State, One Health System; Better Outcomes

The State Government has announced changes to the way health is structured and administered in Tasmania.

Real carers really needed

Find out more about how you can become a foster carer for a child or young person who cannot stay with their family. Call 1800 732 522 to speak to someone about foster caring.

'Outpatient South' website launched

New website providing a one-stop-shop for THO South outpatient clinics is now available


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