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Hospital stress in NSW inevitable with reopening

Stress on NSW and Victoria's hospital systems is inevitable as states relax coronavirus restrictions, but an infectious diseases physician is hopeful a worse-case scenario can be avoided. Victoria has joined NSW in...

COVID hospital fire in Iraq kills 58

The death toll following a fire at hospital housing coronavirus patients in Iraq's southern Dhi Qar province has risen to 58.

Singleton and Belmont hospitals acknowledged as high achievers

Singleton and Belmont hospitals are high achievers in comparison to a number of other hospitals across the state. An Adult Admitted Patient Survey delivered by the Bureau of Health Information indicated that both...

New CT machine arrives at Tomaree Community Hospital

The Tomaree Community Hospital and Health Centre is now home to a new CT machine. The Computerised Tomography (CT) machine means that patients can receive a scan on site rather than needing to...

First child under 10 tests positive

Hunter New England Health has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in a child under the age of 10. A three-year-old, who was already in isolation, tested positive overnight as a close contact of an...

Nurse celebrates 50 years on job

Newcastle nurse Chris Botham has marked five decades on the job during a time when the value of her profession is at its peak. After finishing school at the age of 17, Ms...