Launceston General Hospital

The Launceston General Hospital (LGH) provides emergency and acute care, specialist services, inpatient and ambulatory care to Launceston and surrounding areas. As an accredited 400-bed teaching hospital, the LGH is the major referral hospital for Tasmania’s North and North West.
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LGH has a close partnership with the University of Tasmania through the Launceston Clinical School, and the School of Nursing and Midwifery based in Launceston. Research and innovation is encouraged and supported throughout the hospital with research sponsored by the Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust. The Clifford Craig Foundation aims to improve the health of the community through the provision of funding for innovative medical research, education of health professionals, funding of medical equipment and patient facilities within the hospital.

The Launceston General Hospital:
  • Provides inpatient and ambulatory services to Launceston and surrounding areas.
  • Is the largest employer in the region with around 2,000 staff.
  • Provides quality services in a culture of respect and trust.
  • Always provides high levels of professionalism and a focus on performance and achieving results.
  • Focus on teamwork within the hospital and with community providers.

For more information please go to the Launceston General Hospital website.