Royal Hobart Hospital

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is Tasmania's largest hospital and the major teaching hospital of the University of Tasmania (Faculty of Health Sciences).

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RHH provides general and specialty medical and surgical services. RHH is the State referral centre for cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, burns, hyperbaric and diving medicine, neonatal intensive care and high risk obstetrics. RHH is committed to providing co-ordinated, high quality care that is responsive to community needs.

The Royal Hobart Hospital:

  • Provides acute, sub-acute, mental health and aged care inpatient and ambulatory services.
  • Supports around 250,000 Tasmanians in the southern region.
  • Is the major clinical teaching and research site for the University of Tasmania and other institutions.
  • Employs around 3,000 people.

The RHH is Australia's second oldest hospital and first began serving the Hobart community in 1804. It moved to its present site in the Hobart CBD in 1820.

For more information please go to the Royal Hobart Hospital website.