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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

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

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

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. Included in our Alternative Budget is an investment of an additional $220 million over four years to help...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2017

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 and invest in their capacity, to protect our environmental assets and stimulate the economy through...

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

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

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. It's clear there's no room left at the Royal Hobart Hospital for the predictable surge this winter flu season.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Apr 2017

Public Health Crisis

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016

Smoke and Mirrors in Our Hospitals

The government’s proposal to limit nursing shifts to a maximum of 12 hours, except in exceptional circumstances, will do nothing to improve the amount of double-shifts being worked around the state.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Nov 2015

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 Royal Hobart and the Launceston General Hospitals.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Aug 2015

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