15 more permanent beds at the LGH

Today I am announcing we are permanently opening and funding 15 more beds at the Launceston General Hospital.

Health is a key priority for the Hodgman Liberal Government which is why we are making the commitment to permanently keep open the 12-bed Ward 4D and construct three new single rooms for vulnerable patients.
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8 new beds for the North West Regional Hospital

The Hodgman Liberal Government is opening eight new beds at the North West Regional Hospital.

Health is a key priority for the Government and we believe the Burnie hospital has a vital ongoing role delivering health services for North West Coasters.
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RHH support package announced

Health is a key priority of the Hodgman Liberal Government, which is why we are redeveloping the Royal Hobart Hospital which will increase bed capacity by 250 beds.

This is an important part of our long term Plan to ensure all Tasmanians get the health services they deserve. But we also recognise there are very real demands on the hospital being faced right now.
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Next stage of Patients First

Tomorrow, I will be announcing the next stage of the Government’s “Patients First” initiative for the Royal Hobart Hospital, which is made possible because we have brought the Budget back into balance.

The health of Tasmanians is a key priority for the Hodgman Liberal Government.
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THS clinical redesign unveiled

The Tasmanian Health Service (THS) has today released Building a Statewide Clinical Service Delivery Structure, First Steps that will help deliver better health care to all Tasmanians and provide opportunities for clinical leaders to aspire to one of the statewide leadership roles.

The structure follows extensive consultation with clinicians and THS employees and their professional and industrial organisations over the last few months.
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World Cancer Day

Cancer is the leading cause of death in the nation, with one in three Australians developing some form by the age of 85.

This undoubtedly has a significant impact on Tasmanians, their families and our health care system.
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