Tasman Health Services Stricken


Residents of the Tasman Peninsula are in turmoil after being made aware late last month that health services and aged care provided by the Hobart District Nursing Service (HDNS) at the Tasman Health and Community Service (THCS) are under threat of ceasing at the end of June without the backing of the community.

Service changes were made to the GP Services provided at the local Medical Centre late last year when HDNS ceased its agreement with then providers Lauderdale Doctors, this saw HDNS take over the management of the Medical Centre themselves choosing to employ doctors and staff to service community needs, (this community service is not a requirement of their agreement with the Tasmanian and Federal Governments).

Read more …Tasman Gazette

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