Manning Base Hospital to get accommodation facelift under new Clinical Services Plan

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
July 21 2021 - 2:00am
Hunter New England Health District chief executive Michael DiRienzo. Photo: Scott Calvin

The recently completed Lower Mid North Coast Clinical Services Plan undertaken by Hunter New England Health District, makes no mention of a potential hospital or emergency department for Forster or Tuncurry.

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Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll

Journalist

Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.