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Health System - Demand for Services

eeks ago, unions were calling for you to call the hospital crisis as it is and upgrade to a 'code yellow' response. You refused.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Sep 2023

Ambulance, Interior

Greens Announce Move for Ambulance Ramping Inquiry

Enough is enough. The Greens cannot stand by as the Liberals continue to normalise their increasingly dangerous hospital mismanagement.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Aug 2023

Hobart Private Hospital

Time to End Reliance on Private Health

The Rockliff Government must end its reliance on the private health system to provide essential health services for Tasmanians,

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  18 May 2023

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Rockliff Must Act on Medical Misconduct Report

Revelations of the medical registration system's repeated failures to protect patients from sexual abuse and misconduct are appalling and demand action.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Feb 2023

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Gutwein Signs on to Morrison’s Dangerous Covid Path

The Prime Minister’s reset of close contacts, and anti-testing rhetoric is dangerous and will put lives at risk – but it was accepted by Premier Gutwein.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Dec 2021

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

HealthStats Reveals More Disastrous Scenes at RHH ED

The HealthStats update, released today, once again shows the deepening crisis at the Royal Hobart Hospital, with record low statistics once again

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Oct 2021

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Rockliff Must Give Nurses a Place at the Table

Tasmania’s new Health Minister Jeremy Rockliff should re-establish the position of Statewide Executive Director of Nursing on the THS Executive Board

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 May 2021

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Greens' Fix For Health

The Greens understand the need for immediate and ambitious action to tackle the health crisis, and are proud to announce our comprehensive plan to do just that.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Apr 2021

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Solving the Nursing Shortage

The Greens were proud to join members of the ANMF to launch our plan to solve the nursing and midwife shortage

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Apr 2021

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Government Must Provide Worker Immunity for COVID Inquiry

Health workers and public servants who want to contribute to the independent inquiry into the North West COVID-19 outbreak should be guaranteed protection.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Jun 2020

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Health Cuts

Madam Deputy Speaker, few questions times that I can remember have left such a sour taste in my mouth.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Sep 2019

Doctor with Patient

Hospital funding cuts

Tasmania's Auditor-General confirmed that nine out of 10 patients admitted to the LGH spent close to 40 hours in the emergency department.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Sep 2019

Ambulance, Interior

Tasmanian Health Service

Although there are aspects of this amendment that we support, we do not support the principle of the majority of what is written.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Jul 2019

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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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016

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State Budget 2016: No Additional Funding for Health

The Minister for Health made what can only be construed as some misleading statements in the House yesterday about the question I asked him in question time.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Doctor with Patient

State Budget 2016: Health System Gutted of Funding

In the policy and parameter statements in budget paper 1 for this year there is a policy item for Tasmanian Health Service additional funding of $10 million.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016

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THO Reforms Underway

The Minister's plan to base the new Tasmanian Health Service in Launceston is a serious mistake that smacks of parochial politics.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Jul 2014