The Hodgman Liberal Government is continuing its record investment in Tasmania’s health system with $6.4 billion over four years to help deliver a better health system.
More than $515 million investment into frontline health infrastructure including $457.2 million for the Royal Hobart Hospital Redevelopment - Tasmania’s largest ever health infrastructure project; $9.5 million investment in patient transport; $7.9 million to upgrade the Launceston General Hospital’s Children’s Ward; and, $8.1 million for the St Helens Hospital Redevelopment.
Almost $30 million for One State, One Health System reforms. New and improved hospital services to deliver better outcomes for patients.
$16.9 million for North West Regional Cancer Centre services. This is essential funding to operate this vital health facility.
$5.4 million for Patients First. To better manage demand in our Emergency Departments and to improve patient ow at the Royal Hobart and Launceston General Hospitals.
$3 million for Rethink Mental Health Plan. Funding to develop an integrated mental health system to provide support in the right place, at the right time.
$2.6 million to implement Healthy Tasmania. Supporting the Hodgman Liberal Government’s goal for Tasmania to have the healthiest population in Australia by 2025 - targeting smoking and obesity as key priorities.