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As Tasmanians head to the polls, here are some critical health concerns

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Banks, S and Krabbe, R and Murray, T and Vandenberg, M, As Tasmanians head to the polls, here are some critical health concerns, Croaky Health Media, Australia, 27 March 2021 (2021) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

An approach developed in Scotland for improving the health and wellbeing of people with chronic illness has been trialled in four communities in Tasmania, producing some critical insights that have broader relevance.

Known as "anticipatory care", this approach is based upon the premise that if we can understand the systems that shape people’s health into the future, it might be possible to anticipate their medical and social health needs.

Our aim was to see whether local actions could help the anticipatory care system work better in preventing chronic illness and managing existing illnesses. There is already plenty of evidence that the health ‘system’ is poorly organised and difficult to navigate.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:social determinants of health, participatory action research, systems thinking, chronic illness prevention, chronic illness management, policy
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Public health
Research Field:Preventative health care
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Prevention of human diseases and conditions
UTAS Author:Banks, S (Dr Susan Banks)
UTAS Author:Krabbe, R (Mrs Robin Krabbe)
UTAS Author:Murray, T (Ms Therese Murray)
UTAS Author:Vandenberg, M (Ms Miriam Vandenberg)
ID Code:148868
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:Office of the School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2022-02-17
Last Modified:2022-02-28
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