Doctor sues over hospital 'tunnel asbestos'

A Sydney plastic surgeon alleges his mesothelioma was caused by asbestos in hospital tunnels he walked through in the early 70s

A plastic surgeon is suing over his terminal mesothelioma which he says was caused by being exposed to asbestos in tunnels leading from one part of a Sydney hospital to another almost 50 years ago.

A historical photo of the RPA in Camperdown.

Dr Warwick Raymond Harper filed a statement of claim against Sydney Local Health District Health in the NSW Dust Diseases Tribunal in January.

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