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'DHHS Tasmania' wins Red Cross blood challenge

Ginna Webster (centre) accepts the blood challenge trophy from Red Cross Blood Service’s Lyndon Beard and Indya Gall. DHHS Tasmania was the clear state winner in the Health Services Blood Challenge (pipped nationally by a Queensland organisation).However, the... more


Contaminated fresh fruit advice

Tasmania Police are investigating a number incidents of small metal objects found in fresh fruit in the state.We recommend you... more


180 defibrillators to help save Tasmanian lives

Community groups throughout Tasmania can apply for an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) under a State Government program.The AEDs are intended... more


Health Practitioner Regulation National Law

Consultation on the second stage of potential reforms to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law is now openFollowing the Independent... more


Features

Tasmanian Nursing and Midwifery Symposium 2019

Celebrating the Extraordinary, 1 March 2019 - Hobart Grand Chancellor

My Health Record

My Health Record is an electronic summary of an individual’s key health information.

Meningococcal

Meningococcal disease is a rare but serious illness. If you suspect that you or someone you care for may have Meningococcal seek emergency medical treatment immediately.

Private Rental Incentives

Incentives will be offered to property owners to encourage them to make their private rental properties available and affordable to low income households.

NDIS

The roll out to the full National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) commenced on 1 July 2016.

One State, One Health System; Better Outcomes

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

TasALERT

TasALERT is the Tasmanian Government's official emergency website that brings together information from emergency services and government agencies.