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Labor Motion - Emergency Department at the LGH

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 13 Nov 2019

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Health

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff contributes to Labor's Matter of Public Importance on Health, discussing budget allocations and progress on implementing Access Solutions meeting agreements.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 12 Nov 2019

Health - Psychiatric Emergency Nurse Numbers

Parliamentary Activity - The Department of Psychiatry at the Royal Hobart Hospital is funded for 5.8 full-time psychiatric emergency nurses, or PENs, yet as of two weeks ago only 2.8 of those positions were filled.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 30 May 2019

Health - Implementation of Recommendations of Auditor-General

Parliamentary Activity - The most scathing finding from the Auditor-General's report is the absence of effective leadership and accountability to change a health service culture deeply resistant to change which suffers from a 'dysfunctional silo mentality'.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 May 2019

Hospitals - Implementation of Recommendations of Auditor-General

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 May 2019

Health - Budget Priorities

Parliamentary Activity - The hospital executive received a letter that we spoke much about yesterday from the emergency department's registrar doctors at the Royal Hobart Hospital, a warning of the direct patient injury and death because of worsening conditions...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 May 2019

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Health

Parliamentary Activity - Tasmanians would have been gobsmacked with the news that was reported last night about the gatecrashing by a highly-respected specialist from the Royal Hobart Hospital, Dr Frank O'Keeffe.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Aug 2018

Extra $220M to Health in Greens' Alternative Budget

Media Release - The Greens’ Alternative Budget prioritises what Tasmanians most want, fixing the State’s health system - currently at breaking point. Included in our Alternative Budget is an investment of an additional $220 million over four years to help...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 May 2017

Coroner Confirms RHH Under-Resourcing Putting Patient Lives at Risk

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 18 May 2017

Ferguson Ignores LGH Expert Review

Media Release - The Health Minister's response to the damning expert report into the Launceston General Hospital has been to open 3 single bed rooms and dress up 12 beds that have been in use for a year as “new”.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Mar 2017

Ferguson's RHH Christmas Chaos

Media Release - 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 - 1 Dec 2016

Hospital Decant Risks Patients' Safety

Media Release - The Medical Ward of Royal Hobart Hospital’s B Block is moving to the “decant” building today.  This is despite senior clinical staff writing to the Premier earlier this month, asking for the B Block closure to be deferred.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Nov 2016

Public Health Crisis

Parliamentary Activity - The Greens have been watching, as has the rest of Tasmania, as the front pages of most of the state's newspapers have continuously throughout this year painted a terrible situation that has been unfolding since this Government and this...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Nov 2016

Ferguson Left Hospitals Under-Resourced, Running on Empty

Media Release - Health Minister, Michael Ferguson, was continually warned that the current resourcing of general admission wards at the Royal Hobart and Launceston General hospitals is far short of what was needed to cope with the winter patient burden.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Oct 2016

Health Minister Needs to Commit to Permanent LGH Ward 4D

Parliamentary Activity - Wednesday 17 August 2016Andrea Dawkins MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Notes:—

- 17 Aug 2016