Tasmanian psychiatrists identify mental health challenges as part of LGH masterplan submission

Jessica Willard
Updated February 17 2021 - 5:58pm, first published 11:00am
Mental health presentations leading to 'immense' ED pressures
Mental health presentations leading to 'immense' ED pressures

Facilities for people with severe mental illness and specialised units for eating disorders are among key areas that should be prioritised as part of the Launceston General Hospital masterplan, according to the state's peak body for psychiatrists.

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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.

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