Public and private patients to benefit from Illawarra's first cardiothoracic surgery service

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By Lisa Wachsmuth
Updated June 28 2021 - 2:22pm, first published May 9 2021 - 6:00pm
The service will be run under a partnership between the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District and Wollongong Private Hospital. PIcture: Anna Warr

It's been a long wait, but Illawarra patients will soon receive complex cardiothoracic treatment close to home, with the region's first specialist Cardiothoracic Surgery Service to open this year.

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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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