Serving Launceston and surrounding areas
Welcome to the Launceston General Hospital (LGH). The hospital provides inpatient and ambulatory services to Launceston and surrounding areas.
As an accredited teaching hospital, the 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.
As the largest employer in the region, the LGH has about 2000 employees or approximately 1500 equivalent fulltime staff.
Staff are committed to providing quality services in a culture of respect and trust with high levels of professionalism and a focus on performance and achieving results.
The focus is on teamwork within the hospital and also with community providers.