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RHH Redevelopment

Ferguson's Band-aid Budget Won't Prevent RHH Crisis

Despite the big talk about extra hundreds of millions of health dollars, the Budget reveals the Hodgman Government’s plan to spend less in the hospital system this year than was actually spent in the last.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 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

RHH Decant Leaves Psychiatric Unit Out in the Cold

The decant of the Psychiatric Unit at the Royal Hobart Hospital, due to start tomorrow, will drastically cut the quality of care for people in the greatest need.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Nov 2016

Hospital Decant Risks Patients' Safety

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  |  Media Release  |  22 Nov 2016

Ferguson Admits RHH Failure

In a long-winded Ministerial Statement made to Parliament today, the Health Minister admitted the Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment will be delayed until mid-2019.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Aug 2016

Health System in Crisis

The events in Tasmania’s hospitals over the last couple of months are inexcusable and cast a black shadow over this parliament.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Apr 2016

Release Hospital Treasury Advice

Minister Ferguson has an obligation to release Treasury's analysis of the proposed Cenotaph hospital.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Dec 2014

Greenfields RHH Hospital

We have seen many unforseen issues with the redevelopment of the current RHH site, making the new greensfields proposal worthy of serious consideration.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Dec 2014

Royal Hobart Hospital Alternative

The redevelopment of the Royal on its existing site is beset with problems.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Oct 2014

Take Responsibility for Health

Minister Ferguson is creating uncertainty and fear within his Department and further damaging morale as Health faces tens of millions in lost funding.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 May 2014

Royal Hobart Hospital Taskforce

The appointment of John Ramsay to head up Minister Ferguson’s expensive, six month review of the Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment is an excellent choice.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 May 2014