1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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As at 30 June 2006, there were 1,250 public hospital beds available in Tasmania. Some 43.0% of these were located in hospitals in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, 33.2% were in Northern Region hospitals, and 23.8% were in hospitals in the Mersey-Lyell Region.

Of the 1,250 public hospital beds in Tasmania, 97.2% were used for acute purposes.

PUBLIC HOSPITAL BEDS, Tasmanian regions - 30 June 2006

Beds available

Acute
Other
Total
Hospital
Hospital type
no.
no.
no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
Royal Hobart
Tertiary referral
496
-
496
New Norfolk
District
10
-
10
Ouse
District
5
-
5
Huon District
District
6
-
6
Esperance MPC(a)
District
2
-
2
Midlands MPC(a)
District
4
-
4
Tasman Nursing Home
District
2
-
2
May Shaw Nursing Centre
District
2
-
2
Repatriation Centre
Palliative care
-
10
10
Total
. .
527
10
537

Northern
Launceston General
General
308
-
308
Beaconsfield
District
4
-
4
Campbell Town
District
6
20
26
Deloraine
District
20
-
20
Flinders Island MPC(a)
District
3
-
3
George Town
District
15
-
15
North East Soldier's Memorial
District
23
-
23
St Marys
District
4
-
4
St Helens
District
10
-
10
Toosey Memorial
District
2
-
2
Total
. .
395
20
415

Mersey-Lyell
North West Regional Hospital - Burnie
General
131
-
131
North West Regional Hospital - Mersey
General
110
-
110
North West Private (contracted for public beds)
General
14
-
14
Smithton
District
16
-
16
King Island MPC(a)
District
6
-
6
West Coast
District
10
5
15
Rosebery
District
6
6
Total
. .
293
5
298

Tasmania

. .

1,215

35

1,250

- nil or rounded to zero
. . not applicable
Source: Department of Health and Human Services web site,
http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au.



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