Canberra private hospitals to take the load off struggling public system

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated April 30 2022 - 5:24am, first published 2:00am
Calvary Private Hospital in Bruce will provide 10 beds to public patients as part of a six-week agreement with the ACT government. Picture: Jamila Toderas

Canberra's private hospitals will take on public patients under a six-week deal designed to lift the burden on the ACT's overwhelmed health system.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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