Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith says the ACT is facing the 'worst time of pandemic'

Lucy Bladen
Lanie Tindale
Updated July 20 2022 - 10:43am, first published 5:30am

Patients from Canberra Hospital are being moved to private hospitals and aged care facilities to free up more beds as the city's health system struggles with the latest COVID wave.

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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:

Lanie Tindale

I am City reporter at The Canberra Times. I previously covered health for the masthead, and was a trainee before that. I have written on courts, federal politics, breaking news, features and opinion.

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