The endless pain of the COVID pandemic on Canberra's hospitals

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated June 25 2022 - 7:03am, first published June 24 2022 - 2:10am
On the front line of treatment and research: (from left) Professor Imogen Mitchell, Clinical Director of ACT COVID-19 response, Dr Simon Jiang, ANU, College of Health and Medicine, Canberra Hospital, Nick Brown, Director, University of Canberra Clinical School and Biljana Zeljkovic, Nurse. Picture: Karleen Minney

The COVID pandemic may slowly be getting under control - nearly - but other serious illnesses such as heart and kidney disease, diabetes and serious mental illness are surging because they went untreated in the depths of the pandemic, the doctors who treat them say.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

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Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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