Canberra COVID hospitalisations at record high as exhausted staff leave high-pressure ACT health settings

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
May 11 2022 - 7:30pm
Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith says Canberra's hospitals are being put under a huge amount of pressure. Picture: Keegan Carroll

COVID hospitalisations in Canberra are at a record high as workforce shortages continue to plague the ACT's health system, with exhaustion and burnout causing experienced staff to leave high-pressure hospital settings.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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