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'Threat to services': record state hospital shortfall nears $1.5 billion

Ben Silvester
February 25 2024 - 8:00am
A map of regional Victorian hospital locations. Larger circles indicate larger operating deficits.
A map of regional Victorian hospital locations. Larger circles indicate larger operating deficits.

Victoria's hospital system has entered uncharted territory, plunging further into the red than ever before - prompting serious concerns about staff cuts, longer wait times and access to care.

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Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

Victorian state correspondent

Correspondent covering key issues across regional Victoria, based in Melbourne.

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