Photo: Ambulance ramping at the Royal Hobart Hospital. (ABC News: Scott Ross) After five years in the job, Michael Ferguson has been removed as Tasmania’s Health Minister. It’s a move medical professionals have welcomed, saying the time is right for a fresh look at the state’s crippled health system. Premier Will Hodgman reshuffled his Cabinet yesterday, moving Michael Ferguson out of the health portfolio Senior clinicians have long criticised Mr Ferguson, including at last month’s health summit The healthcare community has welcomed the decision and are hoping for a better relationship with the new minister, Sarah Courtney Premier Will Hodgman’s decision to withdraw his support for the Health Minister, and give him new Cabinet responsibilities in a major shake-up of his frontbench , comes after months of mounting pressure. The recent health summit last month, brought forward after emergency doctors spoke out about patient deaths due to access block […]