Health Services in Hobart and Tasmania

Health Resources and information

  • Australian Drug Information Network links to an extensive range of information about alcohol and other drugs.
  • Blue Care provides care to all members of the community regardless of socio-economic, ethnic, religious, or spiritual background. People assisted include older people, younger people with a disability, and others in need within the general community.
  • CAPERS Bookstore – Specialising in books on pregnancy and birth, fertility issues, midwifery, breastfeeding, parenting and grief; and teaching resources for midwifery and childbirth education.
  • The Fight Cancer Foundation is a registered national not for profit organisation, established in 1998 as the Bone Marrow Donor Institute. – We are dedicated to the care, treatment and support of cancer patients and their families, providing educational support programs for children living with cancer, support families through our accommodation houses based in Melbourne and Hobart, fund medical research, prevention and early detection tests for leukaemia and other forms of cancer.
  • HealthInsite Government web site with a wide range of up-to-date and quality assured information on important health topics such as diabetes, cancer, mental health and asthma.
  • Maternity Choices acts as an umbrella organisation to bring together support groups and individuals for effective lobbying, information sharing, networking and support in maternity services. MC supports consumer and midwife participation at all levels of health policy planning, decision-making and service delivery.
  • Mental Health Council of Tasmania – Providing a public voice for people affected by mental illness and the organisations in the community sector that work with them.
  • National Stroke Foundation
  • Overeaters Anonymous (OA) “Do you eat when you are not hungry? Is your food intake and/or weight affecting the way you live your life? Give yourself a chance to recover.
  • see Hospitals