Fears for jobs at South Coast private hospitals as non-urgent surgery cut due to COVID-19

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By Lisa Wachsmuth
Updated March 30 2020 - 6:50am, first published 6:30am
Wollongong Private Hospital nurse Sarah Richards screens a visitor for his temperature before he heads into the hospital, as part of the stringent measures in place to stop the spread of COVID-19. Picture: Adam McLean

All non-urgent elective surgery has been cancelled at Wollongong Private Hospital in line with government measures to contain COVID-19, but CEO David Crowe says no staff will be stood down.

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Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email lwachsmuth@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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