Letter from LGH doctors raises concerns over unsafe conditions and unnecessary deaths

17 Sep 2020


Tas Talks

 

Details of a letter to management from registrars at the Launceston General Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) were revealed yesterday. The letter has doctors claiming the ED is unsafe for patients, that patients are dying unnecessarily, and doctors are being forced to give sub-optimal care. AMA Tasmania President Dr Helen McArdle says it’s very rare for doctors to speak out publicly like this with their concerns. Listen as Dr McArdle joins Aaron Stevens this morning to discuss the letter.

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Published: 17 Sep 2020