Thousands remain on elective surgery wait lists on South Coast

By Lisa Wachsmuth
March 14 2017 - 5:30pm
Back on track: Elective surgery has resumed at Shoalhaven Hospital after issues with a sterilisation machine brought procedures to a halt last month. Picture: Greg Totman
Back on track: Elective surgery has resumed at Shoalhaven Hospital after issues with a sterilisation machine brought procedures to a halt last month. Picture: Greg Totman

Almost 5500 South Coast patients were waiting for elective surgery at the region’s three major hospitals at the end of 2016, according to the latest hospital report card.

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