Tasmanian tradition of generosity abounds at RHH

National Volunteer Week is a great opportunity to recognise and celebrate the significant contribution of volunteers towards the care and comfort of patients, staff and visitors at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH),
The Hodgman Liberal Government thanks the team at the Royal Hobart Hospital Volunteer Service. It’s one of the proudest and strongest workforces in Tasmania and recently celebrated it’s 50th anniversary.
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Midwives and nurses recognised

Today I joined midwives and nurses to recognise the International Day of the Midwife (May 5) and International Nurses Day (May 12).

Each day these caring professionals ensure all Tasmanians receive first class midwifery and nursing care when being treated within our health system.
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North West Regional Hospital helipad

The new helipad at the North West Regional Hospital is structurally complete and meets all the required standards – some minor technical issues have been identified which are now very close to being resolved.

Patients have always been able to be transported from the NWRH. Contrary to Labor leader Bec White’s media release, a patient was in fact transferred this morning by helicopter to the Royal Hobart Hospital where they are receiving the appropriate care.
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More White lies

Today in question time inexperienced Labor leader Bec White again claimed that the Hodgman Liberal Government’s record $6.4 billion health spend includes the $689 million Royal Hobart Hospital Redevelopment.

This is categorically false, and the second time she has tried to spin this lie.*
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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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