Report shows impacts of COVID-19 on elective surgery waiting times in the Illawarra in 2020-21

Natalie Croxon
By Natalie Croxon
Updated January 25 2022 - 9:50am, first published January 24 2022 - 1:01pm

Median waiting times for some surgeries at Illawarra public hospitals more than doubled between 2019-20 to 2020-21, new data shows, reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

Journalist

Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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