Tears of relief as Australia's first women's-only trauma clinic opens in Thirroul

Kate McIlwain
Updated August 15 2022 - 7:36pm, first published 3:30pm
Bittersweet: Dr Karen Williams says there's been a huge response to the new Australia-first women's health facility in Thirroul. Picture: Sylvia Liber.
Bittersweet: Dr Karen Williams says there's been a huge response to the new Australia-first women's health facility in Thirroul. Picture: Sylvia Liber.

On Sunday night, Dr Karen Williams snuck in to have one last look around Thirroul's new women's-only hospital for victims and survivors of trauma and domestic violence before the first patients arrived on Monday.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area
paypalmastercardvisa
Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

Get the latest Wollongong news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.