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Measles alert

There have been two confirmed cases of measles diagnosed in Tasmania. For more information, visit Public Health Alerts - Measles... more

Early Access to Defibrillation Program Launched

Ambo A new Ambulance Tasmania program represents the single biggest change to out of hospital emergency care in Tasmania for many... more

New ambulance laws

Ambulance laws New ambulance laws to increase protection for Tasmanian patients and paramedics have come into effect.The Ambulance Service Act 1982 introduces... more

Indoor gas poisoning health warning issued

Gas Flame Public health authorities are warning that Tasmanians are putting their lives at risk using portable fuel burning appliances in their... more

Wild shellfish warning

Health authorities have warned people not to eat wild shellfish from the Huon Estuary, including Port Cygnet, after paralytic shellfish... more

! Health alert: Measles alert after two cases confirmed in the state this week. Find out more...


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

Winter is here...

Here are some tips for staying healthy in the cold weather...


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Tasmania's Health Plan

Tasmania's Health Plan is being updated, and we want your help to put together the blueprint for health services delivery in the State.