Wollongong residents at higher risk of skin cancer and diabetes, new report finds

Kate McIlwain
Updated November 5 2023 - 3:57pm, first published November 4 2023 - 4:33pm
Wollongong residents at 'higher risk' of developing these two diseases
Wollongong residents at 'higher risk' of developing these two diseases

Wollongong has a high number of "high-risk" patients and people with chronic health conditions, despite having much better access to private health service providers than other regional areas, according to a new report.

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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.

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