University of Newcastle health economist shoots down calls to split the Hunter New England health district into two

Gabriel Fowler
Updated August 2 2022 - 3:14pm, first published July 28 2022 - 6:00am
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CALLS to split the Hunter New England health district in two are politically-based with no clear gains for affected communities, according to health economist Francesco Paolucci.

Gabriel Fowler

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