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Launceston man Michael Murrell furious at growing outpatient waitlist

Jessica Willard
Updated April 28 2021 - 8:46am, first published 6:30am
MESSAGE: Michael Murrell, 79, is among more than 51,000 Tasmanians waiting for an outpatient appointment. In need of a hip replacement, on Tuesday he took his concerns directly to Launceston General Hospital. Picture: Jessica Willard
MESSAGE: Michael Murrell, 79, is among more than 51,000 Tasmanians waiting for an outpatient appointment. In need of a hip replacement, on Tuesday he took his concerns directly to Launceston General Hospital. Picture: Jessica Willard

The frustrations thousands of Tasmanians are experiencing with the state's health system was on show at Launceston General Hospital on Tuesday with the message "waiting, waiting, waiting".

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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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