Legislative Council Tuesday 21 May, 2019
Ms FORREST question to LEADER of the GOVERNMENT in the LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL, Mrs HISCUTT
With regard to medical and pharmacy services provided in Zeehan -
(1) Is Ochre Health planning to continue providing services to Zeehan?
(2) If Ochre Health is not providing ongoing services to Zeehan -
(a) what measures are being taken to ensure Zeehan residents and visitors have access to medical care; and
(b) what measures are being taken to ensure Zeehan residents and visitors have access to pharmacy supplies?
(3) If Ochre Health is continuing to provide services in Zeehan, what is the length of the contract for this service?
Mr President, I thank the member for Murchison for her question.
Ochre Health operates a private general practitioner clinic in Zeehan which does not form part of the north-west rural medical services contract
No state government services are operated out of this clinic.
The Tasmanian Health Service is not aware of any plans by Ochre Health to cease the provision of private general practitioner services in Zeehan.Go Back