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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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Last reviewed: October 2014

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Baby | Healthy Kids

How and what babies are fed is very important

Read more on Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services website

About Flu | Flu Tas

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

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Pregnant Women | Flu Tas

To help protect themselves - Getting the flu can cause serious problems when you are pregnant

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Family Violence | Children and Youth Services

DHHS Family Violence Counselling and Support Service offer a specialised response to assist children, young people and adults affected by family violence

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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

Infectious Diseases | Public Health

Notifiable diseases are those with a significancefor public health and must by law be reported to the Director of Public Health

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Free flu vaccination for children aged six months to under five years | Flu Tas

The Tasmanian Government has announced a program in 2018 to ensure free flu vaccine is available for all children in Tasmania aged six months to less than five years

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Welcome to Oral Health Services Tasmania | Oral Health

Oral Health Services Tasmania provides the following dental services to eligible TasmaniansDental services for adults are provided from the five major dental centres in Burnie, Devonport, Launceston, Clarenceand Hobart

Read more on Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services website

Medically at Risk | Flu Tas

Flu (influenza) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses

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Iodine in Tasmania | Public Health

Tasmanians are now getting the ideal amount of iodine in their diets, thanks to an Australian first initiative

Read more on Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services website

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