Shoalhaven News

Report card critical of Shellharbour hospital ED treatment time

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Shoalhaven Hospital has been named among the worst in the state for seeing T2 Emergency patients on time.

T2 is hospital speak for patients who should be seen within 10-minutes.

The quarterly report from the Bureau of Health Information for the first three months of this year,  show only 40.1 percent of T2 patients who presented at Shoalhaven hospital were seen on time.. the fourth worst in the state.

While the figures for BOWRAL Hospital were the worst in the state.. showing under 35 percent of T2 presentations were attended to within the recommended 10 minute target.

However on the upside Shoalhaven hospital shows improved performance for completing surgeries on time..

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