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Wollongong Hospital

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Woonona man charged after stabbing outside Wollongong Hospital

A WOONONA man has been charged after another man was stabbed outside Wollongong Hospital earlier this week. Just before 9.30am on Monday, a 40-year-old man was sitting at a bus stop outside the hospital on Crown Street. Police will allege that as a white Holden Commodore sedan drove past, and the 45-year-old male driver yelled … Continue reading

Wollongong Hospital gets new interns

NSW Health have announced 46 new interns for Wollongong Hospital. Health Minister Jillian Skinner said a record 925 interns have started work across the state’s hospital network. “This is an exciting day in the life of every young doctor,” Mrs Skinner said. Interns will gain experience during their year-long placement at Wollongong, rotating through metropolitan, … Continue reading

Kyle hailed hero after saving little brother

THIRROUL 14-year-old Kyle Squires is being hailed as a hero after saving the life of his two-year-old brother Charlie, who almost drowned in the family’s back yard pool last week. The incident has provided a timely safety warning for families as they spend time in and around water during the warmer weather. Kyle, Charlie and … Continue reading

Battle Lost… Bulli to lose 24 hour emergency department

THE battle to retain a 24 hour emergency department at Bulli Hospital has been lost. The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Board will reduce the hours of operation of Bulli Hospital’s emergency department. The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) board has endorsed the Health Care Services Plan 2012-2022 – Working Together Building Healthy Futures. … Continue reading

Elderly pedestrian in critical condition after hit by car

POLICE are appealing for information after an elderly pedestrian was hit by a car in Wollongong yesterday. Just before 11.20am, police and emergency services were called to Kenny Street following reports a 79-year-old man had been hit by a car. The man from West Wollongong sustained serious head injuries and lapsed into cardiac arrest at … Continue reading

New multi-deck car park for hospital

THERE will be money allocated in the upcoming State Budget to provide a multi-deck car park for Wollongong Hospital. The Minister for Health Jillian Skinner said $25.8 million will be provided for the project, which will see a 600 space car park completed in early 2015, at the same time as the new elective surgery unit … Continue reading