Health union claims man died in Royal Hobart Hospital emergency department after waiting for seven hours

Adam Holmes
Updated April 13 2019 - 3:48pm, first published 1:15pm
The Royal Hobart Hospital.
The Royal Hobart Hospital.

The Coroner is investigating the death of a patient in the Royal Hobart Hospital on Thursday night who, the health union claims, died while waiting in the hospital's emergency department for seven hours.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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