Canberra elective surgery delays could continue over winter as staffing pressures mount

Lucy Bladen
May 19 2022 - 5:30am

Elective surgeries could face delays throughout winter with rising COVID hospitalisations and flu cases placing extraordinary demand on an understaffed Canberra health system.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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