Canberra Hospital rolls out new smartphones to reduce COVID-19 infection risk

Doug Dingwall
Updated December 21 2020 - 6:19am, first published 2:00am
The Canberra Hospital emergency department. Picture: Elesa Kurtz
The Canberra Hospital emergency department. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Canberra Hospital has rolled out smartphones for staff to minimise the risk of COVID-19 cross contamination and infection in the intensive care unit.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on

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