Medical cannabis Controlled Access Scheme to open on September 1

The Hodgman Liberal Government is supporting Tasmanians to get access to medical cannabis through the Controlled Access Scheme from September 1.

The Controlled Access Scheme will mean that patients can be prescribed with unregistered medical cannabis products by an appropriately qualified, specialist doctor.
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Response to AMA Tasmania President

The Hodgman Government is committed to providing the best possible health care for all Tasmanians. Since 2014 we have been steadily working to improve the system with increased investments and the One Health System reforms which were widely consulted and strongly supported by all health organisations including the AMA. We don’t believe the system is as good as it should be. But the improvements that have been achieved need to be consolidated and built upon.
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Full funding committed for the new St Helens District Hospital

Next week’s state Budget will fund in full the $12.1 million new St Helens District Hospital.
The Hodgman Liberal Government is Building Tasmania’s Future and that includes investing in regional health facilities so local communities get the health care they deserve in facilities that are fit for purpose.
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Significant new investment in mental health

Improving our health system is a key priority of the Hodgman Liberal Government. I am very pleased to announce that the upcoming state Budget will contain more than $16 million in additional funding for the mental health sector, over and above the $11.7 million additional investment in mental health in previous Hodgman Liberal Budgets.
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5 days ago

Michael Ferguson

Making a splash in the fight against Motor Neuron Disease. While the event was fun and brought the community together on a beautiful, warm Saturday morning in Launceston, we all understand the serious side of this. That's why the fundraising success of our community (individuals, businesses and charities working together) is so heartening to see. More than $100,000 is just amazing. Thank you, Northern Tasmania!

Video credit: Ben Donaldson (who got nearly as wet as I did!)

Tassie - Freezing for MND
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Love it, well done Michael!

Well done

Well done Michael..

Good on you lol lol lol xx

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