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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: September 2019

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Electronic Cigarettes | Public Health

An e-cigarette is a battery-operated product that replicates tobacco smoking behaviour

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Infectious Diseases | Public Health

Notifiable diseases are those with a significance for 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 less than five years | Flu Tas

Children less than five years of age are more likely to get severe flu infections

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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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General Practice and Primary Care | General Practice

The role of the General Practice and Primary Care Unit is to improve communication and collaboration across the interface between Department of Health and General Practitioners, to develop and support innovative solutions which provide alternatives to inpatient and hospital care

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Home | Young People

Community Youth Justice Teams are based in the North, North West and South of the state

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Welcome to Ambulance Tasmania | Ambulance and Health Transport

Ambulance Tasmania provides emergency ambulance care and transport services and a non-emergency patient transport service through a network of 53 urban, rural and remote ambulance stations

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School Aged Children | Healthy Kids

Make healthy choices a normal part of every day in your family and your community

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Young People | Healthy Kids

Young people make their own choices about how they spend their time, what they eat and who they mix with

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Home | Move Well Eat Well

Move Well Eat Well is a Tasmanian government initiative that supports the healthy development of children and young people by promoting physical activity and healthy eating as a normal positive part of every day

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