Health Promotion Consultants

Tasmanian Health Service - North West Region

We provide support and training for Health Promotion planning and activities with Tasmanian Health Service (THS) staff in the north west of Tasmania,Working in Health Promoting Ways Diagram. This content is explained in the Working in Health Promoting Ways webpage as well as non-government organisations, community service organisations, local government, schools, and more.

Our work is guided by the "Working in Health Promoting Ways" Framework you see here

Contact us:

Health Promotion Consultants – NW Tasmania

Email: jenelle.wells@ths.tas.gov.au
Phone: (03) 6464 3093

Email: michelle.towle@ths.tas.gov.au
Phone: (03) 6477 7347

We help you work in health promoting ways

We can help you find resources, training, and link you with helpful people and groups.

We can advise about effective health promotion and disease prevention approaches.

Find out what’s going on through the e-news

Our monthly ‘e-news’ includes events, training, resources, funding and information.

If you have something to share, send it to Jenelle by the 25th of the month. jenelle.wells@ths.tas.gov.au

Keep it brief: up to 70 words of text with links or phone numbers for more information. Ask to be included on the email list.

Connect with other workers at the networking meetings

Come along to the quarterly Health Promotion Networking meetings by videoconference / online.

Find out what health-promoting activities are happening in the NW. Share what you are doing. Hear from an interesting guest speaker.

We meet at the start of March, June, September and December.

Email michelle.towle@ths.tas.gov.au to find out more.

Book us in for staff Health Literacy workshops

We cover health literacy principles around written materials, verbal communication, and the health literacy environment of your service. These workshops are highly interactive, practical and fun.

It’s relevant and immediately useful to reception, management and clinical staff. Have fun while doing work towards NSQHS Standard 2.

How else can we help you?

  • Self-management programs for chronic pain and chronic disease (Get the Most Out of Life) – leader training and group facilitation
  • Helping THS staff create workplace health and wellbeing programs
  • Finding and interpreting health data / statistics
  • Finding health promotion information, programs and funding
  • Planning your health promotion initiative – setting goals and objectives
  • Evaluation of your health promoting program or service – questionnaire construction, other evaluation methods
  • Health literacy tools to improve the accessibility of your service.