Covid-positive nurses are working in NSW hospitals due to severe staffing shortages

Posted by on January 3, 2022 11:30 am
Categories: Global Stories

Exclusive: Infected nurses recalled from isolation in breach of state health protocols ‘working with healthy staff and non-Covid patients’

Covid-positive nurses are being recalled to work in hospitals across New South Wales – in breach of state health protocols – as hospital managers resort to desperate measures to staff facilities buckling under the Omicron outbreak.

Guardian Australia has been contacted by multiple nurses working across several hospitals in the state who are alarmed at finding themselves working alongside Covid-positive colleagues, as 2,500 health workers are in isolation across NSW.

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