Canberra Hospital Emergency Department had busiest week ever from Boxing Day 2016

Christmas Eve kicked off the busiest week ever for the Canberra Hospital’s emergency department. And that week, ending January 2, marked yet another year-on-year rise in admissions for both Canberra’s emergency departments. There was a 16 per cent increase in ACT Emergency Department presentations compared to the same period last year, with a 25 per cent increase in admissions overall.  Photo: Jay Cronan The Canberra Hospital’s ED saw a jump of 18 per cent for presentations and 26 per cent for admissions compared to the same period last year, while Calvary Hospital had a rise of 13 per cent in presentations and 23 per cent in…
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