Glamorgan Spring Bay residents are set to be the major winners from the council's attempt to privatise the council-owned medical facilities.
The council unanimously voted to initiate an expression of interest process which would see one or more service operators take control of East Coast Health in Triabunna and the Bicheno Medical Centre.
Under the plan, Swansea General Practice could come under the same banner as ECH and Bicheno despite being an independent business.
Mayor Robert Young said the council wanted to see the services thrive under professional expertise.
"The general principle is councils are not much good at any form of business, nor is any state or federal government," he said.
ECH was the subject of a review in 2013 by Campbell & Jones which found five key issues with the medical facilities being operated as council-owned entities.
This report highlighted the council's role as a medical practice administrator, the lease agreements, and the staffing arrangements as issues at the time.
"The model for East Coast Health as a Council-owned company or an incorporated association is broken and cannot easily be put back together again," the report read.
"When the agreements expire Council should reexamine its role in this area."
However, Cr Young said all medical practices saw the value in incorporating under one banner, several years after it was first recommended.
"There has been a discussion amongst all the doctors that are permanent, including the private practitioners, about whether it is a good idea to bring it under one umbrella and everyone seems to think it is a good idea," he said.
"It'll make it easier because there'll be six or seven doctors."
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The medical centres will be boosted by extra staff numbers to help provide better medical services to residents.
Dr Ashton Kelly is expected to start this week at the Bicheno Medical Centre where he will join Dr Elizabeth Grey.
Another two doctors are expected before the end of the year after one doctor experienced delays due to the coronavirus outbreak and administrative delays.
According to the tabled motion, the council had struggled to bring locum GPs to Tasmania due to the coronavirus and border restrictions.
Cr Young said that the new doctors would be a major boost to the community, which has an elderly demographic.
"I am pleased to see that ... as we older, a bit like a second-hand car, you need a grease and oil change and new rims occasionally to keep operating."
According to the council's timeline, a new service provider could be approved by November.
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