Anticipatory Care: A place-based and proactive approach to reducing chronic disease in Tasmanian communities



The University of Tasmania, through the Institute for Social Change, has been a research partner on the Tasmanian Government’s Anticipatory Care project.

The project has seen four communities around Tasmania try out new ways of delivering anticipatory care. The four communities are Ulverstone, Flinders Island, Northern suburbs of Launceston, and Clarence.

The research component of this innovative project designed to develop and test new approaches to improving wellbeing and enhancing health equity in Tasmania has been led by Dr Susan Banks with the support of Therese Murray, Miriam Vandenberg and Robin Crabbe.

More information on the program including detailed project and evaluation reports is available on the Tasmanian Government’s project website

Reflecting the Institute for Social Change’s commitment to promoting evidence-based policies and initiatives which will improve long term social and economic outcomes for all Tasmanians we have prepared four policy briefs describing key findings from the Anticipatory Care project and how they can be utilised across Tasmanian communities and beyond.

The four policy briefs are:

For further information on this project contact susan.banks@utas.edu.au




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