Specialist Medical and Hospitals Under One Hour

Dorset's excellent medical facilities and hospital are supplimented by specialist services, private and public hospitals and a full range of ancillary services, for most Dorset residents, just under an hour away in Launceston, Tasmania's second largest city.

Launceston General Hospital is a State run 300 bed hospital providing a range of inpatient and ambulatory services including acute care, emergency department and specialist clinics servicing Launceston and surrounding areas and treating over 24,000 inpatients and over 225,000 outpatients annually. It is an accredited teaching hospital with close links to University of Tasmania.

St Lukes and St Vincents Private Hospitals are both operated by Calvary Health Care Tasmania and are centrally situated in Launceston.

Details of Health Services are available online on the Department of Health and Human Services website.  Click to view.