A heart surgeon has been pulled out of quarantine as Queensland’s hospitals feel the strain of having over 400 staff in isolation due to the current outbreak.
- by Stuart Layt
Rosters are being urgently reviewed and elective surgery postponed as the current COVID-19 cluster forces hundreds of health workers into home quarantine.
- by Stuart Layt
Instead of preparing to give birth to her first child, Bree Amer Wilkes was planning his funeral.
- by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred, St Vincent’s and Liverpool hospitals all have a pause on non-urgent surgery, also known as category three elective surgery, such as joint replacements, eye surgery and some cosmetic procedures.
- by Lucy Carroll and Mary Ward
Following an “administration error”, 159 people will get another shot after up to six of them were given an “ultra low dose” of the vaccine.
- by Stuart Layt and Matt Dennien
Now is the time to redesign Victoria’s mental health system to better support the mental health and wellbeing of women and girls.
- by Mischa Barr
Aboriginal people say they receive better quality care in NSW hospitals when they’re being supported by Indigenous health care workers.
- by Cameron Gooley
Maureen Deboick says she’s not telling people to boycott the jab, but wants them to be aware of the potential side effects.
- by Mia Edgerton-Warburton and Daile Cross
John Ghanem was inadvertently given nitrous oxide instead of oxygen when he was born at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital in 2016.
- by Sarah McPhee
A patient with a spinal injury was left waiting in a corridor at Sunshine Hospital for 14 hours on Monday just days after Australia’s leading doctors warned that hospitals across the country were at “breaking point”.
- by Melissa Cunningham and David Estcourt