Canberra lockdown: Elective surgery may be scaled back to help meet Covid demand

Kathryn Lewis
Updated August 20 2021 - 7:59am, first published 4:30am
Pearle Taverner worked as a nurse at Canberra Hospital for 35 years, she has volunteered to return to help the COVID-19 resonse. Picture: Karleen Minney
Pearle Taverner worked as a nurse at Canberra Hospital for 35 years, she has volunteered to return to help the COVID-19 resonse. Picture: Karleen Minney

Hundreds of nurses have heeded the call to arms to aid a stretched health workforce, as the Delta variant of COVID-19 proves the game has been changed and authorities determine what services can be sidelined to ease pressure.

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Kathryn Lewis

Kathryn Lewis

Canberra Times Journalist

I am a breaking and general news reporter. Contact me with tips or story ideas at kathryn.lewis@canberratimes.com.au

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