The Clifford Craig Foundation is a health promotion charity that supports the Launceston General Hospital, the tertiary referral hospital for north and northwest Tasmania.
Established in 1992, the purpose of the Foundation is to improve the health of the community that we serve through the provision of funding for innovative medical research, education of health professionals, funding of medical equipment and patient facilities within the hospital.
Medical research is a priority focus for the Foundation and we enable our research teams to find better treatments and ways to cure the health related issues that are important to Tasmanians. Importantly, the research and educational opportunities that we provide are intended to help attract and retain medical specialists, researchers and higher degree students to work here and in Northern Tasmania.
The Foundation was named in honour of Dr Clifford Craig who was an outstanding surgeon and administrator at the Launceston General Hospital.