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Launceston General Hospital

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

Tasmanian Health System Cuts

Parliamentary Activity - It has been confirmed since you came to office in 2014, around $1.6 billion of Commonwealth funding that should have gone into the health system has been spent elsewhere.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 Sep 2019

Hodgman's Health Dishonesty

Media Release - Following last night’s damning national exposé of avoidable deaths in Tasmanian hospitals, Premier Will Hodgman continues to falsely claim his government has not cut the Health Budget. Instead, unbelievably, he claims they have increased...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Sep 2019

Unfolding Crisis at LGH Rests with Ferguson

Media Release - There is an unfolding disaster for patients at the Launceston General Hospital, as a  result of Health Minister, Michael Ferguson's failure to respect clinical staff in the State's hospitals.

Andrea Dawkins - 3 Feb 2018

Launceston General Hospital - Psychiatric Services

Parliamentary Activity - Ms DAWKINS question to MINISTER for HEALTH, Mr FERGUSON[10.10 a.m.]

- 15 Aug 2017

Ferguson Must Address Psychiatric Care Shortage at the LGH

Media Release - Last week the Royal Hobart Hospital Department of Psychiatric Medicine lost their RANZCP accreditation, this week the Launceston General Hospital has been left with no permanent psychiatrist, and the Registrar fully booked.

Andrea Dawkins - 15 Aug 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

Report on State's Sick Hospitals Ignored by Liberals

Media Release - The report of the expert review on the State's two biggest hospitals was handed to the Health Minister last August.  Armed with this information, he continued to ignore the requests of hospital staff and clinicians to fix the problems.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Feb 2017

Elective Surgeries at the Launceston General Hospital

Parliamentary Activity - Ms DAWKINS question to MINISTER for HEALTH, Mr FERGUSON

Andrea Dawkins - 17 Nov 2016

Ferguson's LGH Elective Surgery Mess

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens' Member for BassThe Health Minister today failed to explain why knee and hip surgery patients who were sent interstate for operations weren't receiving adequate post-operative care at the Launceston General...

- 17 Nov 2016

Acute Crisis Care in Tasmanian Hospitals

Parliamentary Activity - Ms WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, I want to report some of the reflections I have had on during my recent visits to a number of our public hospitals.  My intention is to visit all public hospitals in the state and to meet with staff...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 25 Aug 2016

Ferguson Failing Sick Children

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—That the House:—

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 25 Aug 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

Health Minister Ferguson Crippling LGH Emergency Department

Parliamentary Activity - Thursday 16 June 2016Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Notes the Launceston General emergency department has suffered an exodus with nine of eleven specialists and six senior nursing staff reported to be quitting,...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Jun 2016

Health Minister Ferguson Still Blaming Others for Emergency Department Chaos

Parliamentary Activity - Wednesday 15 June 2016Ms WOODRUFF question to MINISTER for HEALTH, Mr FERGUSON[10.25 a.m.]

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 Jun 2016

Launceston in Health Crisis

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Member for BassThe Launceston General Hospital is in a serious situation after the dramatic loss of Emergency Department staff. Nine of eleven specialists and six senior nursing staff have resigned, retired or...

- 15 Jun 2016

Call for Liberal Government Not to Rule Out Additional Palliative Care Facility in the North

Parliamentary Activity - Andrea Dawkins MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Notes:—(a)           that after the closure of Philip Oakden House in 2007, Launceston has been without a dedicated, standalone hospice facility; and

- 26 May 2016

Health System Needs More Beds

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Health spokespersonLaunceston General Hospital patients are once more feeling the brunt of the government's health cuts.Elective surgery waiting times at the LGH have increased by nearly 50% since the Liberal...

- 9 Sep 2015

LGH Woes a Symptom of Health System in Crisis

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Health spokespersonThe 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. It is clear...

- 21 Aug 2015