Unions ramp up industrial action at Launceston General Hospital

Jessica Willard
By Jessica Willard
Updated August 7 2018 - 12:33pm, first published 8:15am
Daily vigils have been held outside the LGH emergency department since July 4, over concerns of inpatient capacity and patient safety.

The government is doing everything it can to “practically support patients and staff” at Launceston General Hospital, according to Health Minister Michael Ferguson.


Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.