Woman dies after wait for Tas hospital bed

By Tara Cosoleto
Updated August 10 2022 - 2:08pm, first published 2:03pm
A woman has died after waiting more than nine hours to be admitted to Launceston General Hospital. (Ethan James/AAP PHOTOS)
A woman has died after waiting more than nine hours to be admitted to Launceston General Hospital. (Ethan James/AAP PHOTOS)

A woman's death while waiting nine hours for a bed at Launceston General Hospital has prompted a concession from Tasmania's premier that the state's health system needs repair.

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