Illawarra health chief responds to 27 doctors

Kate McIlwain
Updated May 18 2021 - 11:18pm, first published November 17 2016 - 3:00pm

The head of the Illawarra health district has moved to quell “misconceptions” and public concern about the part-privatisation of Shellharbour hospital, after 27 Illawarra doctors wrote to the Mercury expressing their concern about the Baird Government’s plans.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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