Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

18 results found:

Bookings open for second meningococcal vaccine clinic

Wednesday 15 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Eligible Tasmanians in all regions who haven’t yet received their free meningococcal ACWY vaccination are encouraged to do so.Bookings...

Telehealth reducing travel time and costs in rural Tasmania

Wednesday 15 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

More Tasmanians will be able to access their health appointments locally with the rollout of video-enabled Computers on Wheels (CoWs).This i...

Meningococcal vaccination program update

Saturday 11 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

More than 43,000 vaccines have been delivered to general practitioners and councils around Tasmania as part of the Government’s expand...

$1.5 million support package to reduce pressure on EDs

Wednesday 8 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Tasmanian Government is investing $1.5 million of new funding over the next six months into an Emergency Department support package for ...

Industrial action at the LGH

Tuesday 7 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

It is disappointing to see the unions escalating industrial action given the Government is taking action to resolve pressures at the Launces...

RE-ISSUED - Expanded meningococcal vaccination program update

Monday 6 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Government has written to all Tasmanians about our expanded vaccination program, which is in response to a localised outbreak of meningo...

Expanded meningococcal vaccination program update

Monday 6 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Government has written to all Tasmanians about our expanded vaccination program, which is in response to a localised outbreak of meningo...

Update on surgical terminations in Tasmania

Sunday 5 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The new private provider to deliver low-cost surgical abortions in Tasmania is on track to commence by October this year.This service is in ...

Free meningococcal vaccination clinic at the DEC

Saturday 4 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Over 5000 Tasmanians will receive a free vaccination this weekend as part of the response to recent cases of meningococcal W disease in the ...

Easing pressures on the LGH

Saturday 4 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Hodgman Liberal Government is taking action to resolve pressures at the Launceston General Hospital.A number of improvements have either...

Cricket Australia matter

Monday 30 July 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Tasmanian Government understands there are legal proceedings against Cricket Australia by a former employee and is therefore limited in ...

Supporting pharmacies to deliver meningococcal vaccines

Monday 30 July 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Public Health Services is working with the Pharmacy Guild of Tasmania and Pharmaceutical Society so that authorised immunisers can help deli...

Marking the start of DonateLife Week

Sunday 29 July 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Today marks the first day of a week-long community awareness campaign urging all Tasmanians to register as an organ and tissue donor with th...

Raising public awareness about the free meningococcal vaccination program

Saturday 28 July 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The State Government has begun advertising the expanded meningococcal vaccine program in Tasmania’s three newspapers today.This will b...

Update on extending free vaccination program against meningococcal disease

Friday 27 July 2018

Michael Ferguson, Director of Public Health Minister for Health

The State Government’s expanded meningococcal W vaccine program is rolling out as part of a rapid mobilisation.An extra 6,500 doses of...

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