Bureau of Health Information report shows 'semi-urgent' elective surgery waiting lists rise in Hunter hospitals

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June 7 2023 - 5:00am
BHI chief executive Dr Diane Watson said the latest quarterly results show "ambulance services and emergency departments experienced record demand".
BHI chief executive Dr Diane Watson said the latest quarterly results show "ambulance services and emergency departments experienced record demand".

The number of patients on the "semi-urgent" waiting list for elective surgery at John Hunter Hospital rose by 48 per cent in the January to March quarter, compared to the same period last year.

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Damon Cronshaw

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