Connecting Tasmanian General Practices, GPs and Practice Nurses, to key palliative care resources, referral points and support across all regions.

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Palliative Care

Palliative care is the responsibility of all health professionals and is delivered by distinct categories of health professionals

Advanced Care Planning

Advance Care Planning is a process of discussion between a patient, the patient’s family, and health care professionals about the goals and desired direction of the patient’s end-of-life care.

Community Nursing

Deliver nursing services that support clients to remain independent and develop a self-management capacity

Community Health Service Centres

Community and Health Services Centres offer a range of services for local residents depending on their individual health care needs provided by friendly, professional people.

Volunteer Groups

Palliative care volunteers are individuals who have committed to sharing their time with people who are living with a life limiting illness and their families.

GP Liaison Hospitals

Facilitating and improving communication, access and utilisation of hospital services.

Allied Health

Occupational Therapy is a health profession that focuses on assisting clients to regain and maintain independence with daily living and life skills.

Aged Care Navigation

Aged Care Navigators Trial is a free and friendly community service to help navigate all aspects of the aged care system.

Advocacy Tas

Our advocates will listen to your problem and help you decide a way forward.

Tas Equip

TasEquip provides equipment to eligible clients who are permanent Tasmanian residents and who have a proven financial need for assistance to access a range of equipment

Community Rapid Response Service (ComRRS)

The Community Rapid Response Service (ComRRS) provides health care for people who are at risk of needing to go to hospital with an acute illness, injury or deterioration of a pre-existing condition.

RACGP SPECIFIC

GP Role in Palliative Care

LGBTIQ+ RESOURCES

National LGBTI Health Australia is the national health peak body that provides LGBTI and other gender and sexuality diverse health programs, services and research to people who are LGBTI.

CALD (Culturally And Linguistically Diverse)

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania (MRC Tas) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports and empowers migrants and refugees to settle and live fulfilling lives in Tasmania

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) are two first nation groups in Australia.

Bereavement

Grief and Loss