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Ambulance, Interior

Health – Ambulances and the Emergency Department

Once Emergency Department staff have taken any treatment of a patient on the ramp, that patient then becomes the responsibility of the Emergency Department.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Nov 2020

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Emergency Department at the LGH

Rosalie Woodruff contributes to Labor's Motion regarding the emergency department at the Launceston General Hospital.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Nov 2019

Hospital Bed

Health Budget and Access Solutions meeting agreements

The Minister for Health oversees a budget which grows every year. That is the nature of the Health budget.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Nov 2019

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Health - Psychiatric Emergency Nurse Numbers

The Royal Hobart Hospital is funded for 5.8 full-time psychiatric emergency nurses yet as of two weeks ago only 2.8 of those positions were filled.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 May 2019

Doctor with Patient

Health - Implementation of Recommendations of Auditor-General

There is an absence of effective leadership and accountability to change a health service culture deeply resistant to change.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 May 2019

Hospital Bed

Hospitals - Implementation of Recommendations of Auditor-General

The Auditor-General's report into the performance of Tasmania's hospital emergency departments is extremely confronting.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 May 2019

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Health - Budget Priorities

The hospital executive received a letter that we spoke much about yesterday from the emergency department's registrar doctors.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 May 2019

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Health Whistleblowing

Dr O'Keeffe is a much-loved senior specialist in a range of women's health areas, including gynaecology and obstetrics.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Aug 2018

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Extra $220M to Health in Greens' Alternative Budget

The Greens’ Alternative Budget prioritises what Tasmanians most want, fixing the State’s health system - currently at breaking point.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2017

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Coroner Confirms RHH Under-Resourcing Putting Patient Lives at Risk

The Coronial inquest into the 2015 death of a Royal Hobart Hospital patient found it could have been prevented.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  18 May 2017

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Ferguson Ignores LGH Expert Review

Today's announcement is just trying to distract from the core governance and organisational problems his expert review recommended he fix six months ago.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Mar 2017

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Ferguson's RHH Christmas Chaos

Health Minister, Michael Ferguson, needs to take his fingers out of his ears and start listening to the doctors and nurses in the Royal Hobart Hospital.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Dec 2016

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Hospital Decant Risks Patients' Safety

Senior clinical staff warned Minister Ferguson that the reduction in Medical Ward beds at the decant is a serious risk to patient safety.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Nov 2016

Hospital Bed

Public Health Crisis

Under a neoliberal market-first privatisation ideology, the minister has systematically cut the funds to the Health department.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016

Hospital Bed

Ferguson Left Hospitals Under-Resourced, Running on Empty

Minister Ferguson ignored nurses, doctors, infectious disease specialists and health economists' warnings about the flu season and winter rush.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Oct 2016

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Health Minister Needs to Commit to Permanent LGH Ward 4D

To meet patient demand at the LGH 122 beds are required, the number of available beds has remained at 92

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Aug 2016