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Data shows elective surgeries rose as Hunter hospitals addressed backlog after non-urgent surgery was cancelled due to COVID in 2020

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
January 24 2022 - 8:00pm
Surgery: Hunter hospitals play catch up after first COVID pause

THE number of elective surgeries performed during 2020-21 increased, as Hunter hospitals worked to clear a backlog left by COVID-19 suspensions the previous year.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

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Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

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