Northern mental health units hit by COVID, patients sent south

Meg Powell
By Meg Powell
Updated June 5 2022 - 8:03am, first published 7:39am
North West Regional Hospital. Picture: File

North-West and Northern Tasmanians in need of urgent mental health care will be sent to the state's only public mental health ward accepting new patients after the surprise closure of two major clinics.


Meg Powell

Meg Powell


Meg Powell has been a journalist for the Advocate Newspaper in North-West Tasmania since 2019. She has covered a range of areas and issues including crime, health, environmental issues, business, social affairs , the arts and education. Got a story to share? Email or call 0448 302 029