Upset patients appeal for more haste to reopen hydrotherapy pool

A 66-year-old Latrobe woman has had to increase her pain medication because she can not use the hydrotherapy pool in her town. The pool remains closed a month on from when the Tasmanian Health Service was asked by Health and Wellbeing Minister Jeremy Rockliff to pursue a short-term lease arrangement to get the Latrobe hydrotherapy pool reopen so patients impacted by its closure for months can use it again. The pool is owned by aged…

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Highland swimming pool launch urgent appeal for vital hydrotherapy pool

Highland swimming pool launch urgent appeal for vital hydrotherapy pool

A fundraising appeal has been launched to replace a vital piece of equipment at a north hydrotherapy pool. The Puffin Pool, based in the grounds of the Ross Memorial Hospital in Dingwall, provides hydrotherapy and physiotherapy services. But the air handling unit has failed, and will cost £60,000 to replace – prompting an urgent fundraising appeal. Operators now fear should the unit fail once again, a lengthy closure could prove to be critical to the…

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