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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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Jun 2020


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Health Cuts

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Sep 2019


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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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Sep 2019


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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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Jul 2019


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Auditor General's Recommendations on Health Ignored

The Auditor-General found high average lengths of stay, high rates of unplanned readmissions, and no key performance indicators for patient throughput.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Apr 2017


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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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016


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State Budget 2016: No Additional Funding for Health

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016


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State Budget 2016: Health System Gutted of Funding

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

State Budget 2016: Ferguson Pushing Health System to Brink of Collapse

Despite the back-on-track rhetoric, the Minister for Health has attempted to hide the details of his ongoing evisceration of Tasmania’s public hospitals.

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