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Federal Minister intervenes in regional hospital crisis -

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The Federal Member for Eden-Monaro says he wants to meet with the New South Wales Health Minister to discuss what he calls "systemic issues" at a new regional hospital.

This month we brought you the story of the South East Regional Hospital in Bega that has sparked community outrage with senior management failing to renew the contract of an orthopaedic surgeon.

The hospital has been plagued by staffing problems since it opened 12 months ago.

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Mike Kelly, Federal Member for Eden-Monaro
Dr Matthew Nott, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Christopher Phoon, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Diane Lang, Nurses and Midwives Association Representative
David Perry, Health Services Union Divisional Manager