Mersey Community Hospital

The Commonwealth assumed ownership of the Mersey Community Hospital from the Tasmanian Government on 23 November 2007.

Page last updated: 13 August 2014

Since 1 September 2008 the hospital has been operated by the Tasmanian government.

The Mersey Hospital is located near Devonport, Tasmania. Services include a high dependency unit, a 24 hour emergency service, medical and surgical services (both day surgery and in patient), low risk obstetric services and a range of outpatient services.

The Commonwealth is providing funding of $197.56 million over three years (2011-12 to 2013-14) to the Tasmanian government under a Heads of Agreement for the continued management and operation of the hospital.

Heads of Agreement

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