New England hospitals treating more children with flu, RSV symptoms as NSW winter COVID wave grows

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated July 6 2022 - 6:04am, first published 5:00am
Busy time: Dr Paul Craven, the executive director of Children Young People and Families at Hunter New England Health, explains the pressure local hospitals are under as viruses including COVID-19, RSV, and influenza circulate in the community.

THE number of children presenting to Hunter New England's hospitals has gone up "dramatically", with emergency departments being hit by up to a third more presentations some days.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

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