Update on building a safe and sustainable maternity service for the North West

The establishment of an integrated North West maternity service, delivered from one site, is expected to occur in September; however no changes will be made until the appropriate transitional arrangements are in place.

The establishment of an integrated North West maternity service, including the consolidation of birthing services, is part of the Government’s One Health System reforms to provide higher quality services and better outcomes. Read more »

New statistics point to health improvements

Shorter stays in hospital and improved bed availability at the Royal Hobart Hospital are just some of the health improvements outlined in new statistics released today by Health Services Innovation Tasmania (HIS Tas).

The improvements have been recorded as part of the University of Tasmania’s clinical redesign program which is supported by the Government.
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Royal Hobart Hospital Redevelopment on budget and on time

I would like to assure Tasmanians that the Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment remains on time and on budget. This is despite new information released under RTI laws yesterday that shows the original handover date of the temporary inpatient facility has not been met. The contract completion date for the RHH redevelopment remains the end of 2018. Read more »