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Ambulance, Interior

Coronial Findings Demand Urgent Action on Paramedic Mental Health

The Coroner has effectively put the Rockliff Government on notice over the mental health of paramedics.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Jul 2023

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Public Health System

We really hear the pain of doctors, nurses, midwives and paramedics and what frustrates us so much is that the Government has things it can do.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Aug 2022

Ambulance, Interior

Health – Ambulances and Paramedics

On the Saturday night, the day after, 14 May, there were no ambulances staffed at Huonville again, Dodges Ferry again and then at Glenorchy.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2022

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Ambulance Response Times

One of the very large issues which has changed is the casualisation of much of the paramedic graduate workforce.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2022

Ambulance, Interior

Ambulance Tasmania - Funding Issues

Words cannot do justice to the truly dire state of Tasmania's ambulance service.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2022

Ambulance, Interior

Health - Paramedics and Ambulances

Last year in budget Estimates we asked the Minister to provide data for the number of code blue events that had occurred on the ramp at the Royal.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Sep 2021

Ambulance, Interior

Prioritising Ambulances and Paramedics

Every Tasmanian knows Ambulance Tasmania is an essential part of our health system, and that paramedics do an incredible job of looking after our community.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Apr 2021

Ambulance, Interior

Ambulance Tasmania - Death of Paramedic

The evidence presented to the coronial inquiry into the death of an Ambulance Tasmania (AT) paramedic makes shocking reading.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Mar 2021

Construction, Work Site

Workers Rehabilitation And Compensation Amendment Bill 2019

We start by acknowledging the spirit of this bill and we commend the Government's concern to support police who have been injured.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 May 2019


Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Drug Analysis) Bill 2018

This bill amends the Misuse of Drugs Act 2001 by inserting a new Part 4A to establish a legal framework for lawful drug analysis pill testing.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

Hospital Bed

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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2017

Ambulance, Interior

Lives at Risk if Ambulance Tasmania Funding Missing from State Budget

The median Tasmanian ambulance response time of 14.1 minutes is the worst in the country. It’s far too long for people who need critical life support.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  19 May 2017

Ambulance, Interior

Ambulance Tasmania Pay Deal Welcome

The Greens welcome the news that our paramedics will now be paid appropriately for the critical role they play.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Jul 2016

Doctor with Patient

Paramedics Left Out Despite TIC Determination

Last year’s Budget papers showed that almost $7 million was spent in the first half of last year on fly-in, fly-out locum doctors in the North West alone.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Feb 2015

Ambulance, Interior

RHH Ambulance Ramping

The Premier, Will Hodgman, has failed on his pre-election promise to fix the chronic ambulance ramping problems at the Royal Hobart Hospital,.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Aug 2014