Prominent cardiologist stabbed in home invasion 

Associate Professor James Leitch, head of cardiology at NSW’s John Hunter Hospital, is in a stable condition.
Associate Professor James Leitch. Photo: Hunter Medical Research Institute.

A prominent cardiologist has been stabbed during a home invasion, and is recovering in the hospital where he heads the cardiology team. 

Associate Professor James Leitch is now in a stable condition at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, after emergency surgery following the attack on Sunday night