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The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. No price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

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Tasmanian Premier admits health system failing to keep pace with demand

Tasmania’s Premier Will Hodgman has used his speech at the Liberal Party’s state council to tell party faithful that demand for health services is outstripping supply in the state, and the current situation in health is “not good enough”.

Mr Hodgman told delegates at the annual party conference that health investment was a proven top priority for the Tasmanian Government.

“But the truth is, that demand for services is also escalating, and it’s outstripping supply,” he said.

Mr Hodgman said since 2016, demand in Tasmania’s emergency departments had risen by more than 7,000 patients a year.

He told the room that 12 years ago, the Royal Hobart Hospital Emergency Department treated an average of 108 patients a day, but it now needed to be able to deal with 222 patients a day …

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