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Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) supports the executive and statutory roles of the Tasmanian Minister for Health, Minister for Children and Minister for Human Services, as well as monitoring the performance of the Tasmanian public health system, through the services delivered by the three Tasmanian Health Organisations.

Vision

High quality, safe services for the people of Tasmania when they need them, so they can live well and live longer.

Mission

To design and implement a sustainable, people-focused health and human services system which supports individuals and communities to be active partners in the management of their own health and wellbeing.

Services

DHHS is the largest of all the Tasmanian State Government agencies. They are responsible for managing and delivering integrated services that maintain and improve the health and wellbeing of Tasmanians and the Tasmanian community as a whole.
 

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Gambling Support Program | Gambling Support

The Gambling Support Program (GSP) provides a public health response to the risks and harms of gambling, through community education, community grants, provision of services for people affected by gambling, policy development and research

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Healthy Young People - HYP | Move Well Eat Well

HYP provides free resources on positive body image, adequate sleep, healthy eating, water consumption, physical activity and sedentary time

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About | Disability and Community

Disability and Community Services is focused on the delivery of specialist disability services and family and community services throughout the State

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Housing Tasmania | Housing

Housing Tasmania provides affordable and secure housing for Tasmanians on low incomes or with special needs

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Patient, Carers and Families | Palliative Care

For patients with a life limiting illness, much of the care usually occurs at home, and is provided by a network of carers, family and health professionals

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Flu Vaccine for People Aged 65 Years and Over | Flu Tas

The National Immunisation Program provides free influenza vaccine for people aged 65 years and over

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About | Children and Youth Services

Welcome to Children and Youth ServicesChildren and Youth Services (CYS) provides a range of services and support that contribute to ensuring children, young people and their families are safe, nurtured and well

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Welcome to Foster Carers | Foster Care

A foster carer gives care and support to children and young people who cannot stay with their family

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About Flu | Flu Tas

Flu is a virus that causes an infection of the respiratory system (nose, throat and lungs)

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Sexual Health Service Tasmania | Sexual Health

Sexual Health Service Tasmania is a state-wide service with clinics in Hobart, Launceston, and an outreach clinic in Devonport

Read more on Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services website

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