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Private Hospital Must be Available Immediately in North West

Last week, the Federal Government announced it would underwrite the integration of private hospitals into the public system.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2020


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Health - Efficiency Dividends and Budget Cuts

Ambulances are ramped eight and nine deep on a nightly basis, and clinical staff are crying out for adequate resourcing and leadership.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Jul 2019


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Minister for Health - Actions

Yesterday we saw on full display his arrogance as the Minister dismissed Frank O'Keeffe with a wave of his hand.

Cassy O'Connor 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


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Greens Deliver Triple Bottom Line Alternative Budget

The Tasmanian Greens' Alternative Budget is a fully costed vision for the future that demonstrates it is possible to look after people.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 May 2017


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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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Joint Health Shows Need For An Emergency Winter Plan

The Joint Statement on Public Hospitals from all major Tasmanian health bodies shows the critical state of our public hospitals.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Apr 2017


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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


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Smoke and Mirrors in Our Hospitals

The government’s proposal to limit nursing shifts to a maximum of 12 hours will not improve the amount of double-shifts being worked around the state.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Nov 2015


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LGH Woes a Symptom of Health System in Crisis

The Health Minister needs to take personal responsibility for the enormous and unsustainable pressure being felt by both the RHH and the LGH.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Aug 2015


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State Tripartite Delegation Needed to Lobby Canberra over Budget Cuts

There needs to be a state tripartite delegation to go to Canberra to present an united and coherent voice on behalf of all Tasmanians.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  19 May 2014