Discussions underway to establish gynaecological oncology clinic in Canberra as pressure mounts

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
July 24 2022 - 7:30pm
Peggy Spratt was forced to travel to Newcastle for surgery after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Pressure has been mounting on the ACT government to commit to the establishment of a permanent gynaecological cancer surgery unit at Canberra Hospital, with more than 1700 people signing a petition in support of the clinic.

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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: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au