Bega hospital crisis started over bolt cutters, surgeon says

Orthopaedic patients at the new South East Regional Hospital in Bega are in the dark about when they will be operated on, after surgeons walked away in support of their colleague whose contract has not been renewed. After several years at the hospital, head orthopaedic surgeon Dr Chris Phoon’s contract came to an end this week, and was not renewed. He said one the catalysts for the upheaval was due to an argument over his request to use bolt cutters he had bought from a hardware store on a patient. The patient, David Rosseland, had broken his leg and had…
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