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Backflip: Hunter New England to shift palliative care back to Nioka today after Thomas family spoke out

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated May 26 2022 - 9:38pm, first published 7:30am
BACKFLIP: Lisa and David Thomas (with dad Maxwell Thomas). David said the family were "over the moon" to prevent other families going through what they did. Photo: Peter Hardin

Tamworth hospital's palliative care unit will be moved back into the specially-designed Nioka Ward as early as Friday, after a backdown by the local health district.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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