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

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.



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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