Welcome to Rural Health Tasmania
We are a health and well-being organisation that offers free health services across the North West and West of Tasmania. Our organisation was established in 2001 and we receive funding from a number of sponsors. We are an incorporated, charitable institution with DGR status. Please browse our website to see which programs will be of interest to you.
To provide a collaborative, consultative and high quality service to community whilst recognizing the importance of self-efficacy, partnerships and the values, strengths and needs of individuals families and the community as a whole.
To provide an integrated, effective and rewarding pathway to better physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual health and well-being to whole of community through the delivery of health and well-being services, programs and initiatives and education that address the social determinants of health and to break the cycle of disadvantage using the bridges out of poverty framework.
Rural Health Tasmania Inc. was developed as a means to responding to unmet health and well-being needs of the community. Since then we have expanded our health and well being services to the Waratah/Wynyard, West Coast, King Island, Ulverstone and Kentish communities. We focus our programs and services on a range of chronic conditions and health and well-being issues identified as social determinants of health within the community. To deliver effective services and outcomes, Rural Health Tasmania (identifies need, accessibility, viability, availability of resources and projected service outcomes, develops, promotes and implements evidence based programs and services and evaluates process, impact and outcome. Services are developed and delivered with a focus on empowering individuals, families and communities and breaking the generative cycle of poor health, poverty and disadvantage.
Head Office: 68 Emmett Street Smithton, Tasmania 7330
Phone: (03) 6452 1266