Chronic understaffing will not result in closure of Griffith Base Hospital maternity ward says MLHD

Elizabeth Gracie
Updated March 28 2022 - 11:59am, first published 11:00am
A 'CATASTROPHE' FOR LOCAL WOMEN: Director of Obstetrics and Gyneacology at Griffith Base Hospital says the acute staffing crisis on the maternity ward is a 'crisis point' and may see a forced closure of the ward. The MLHD however say this is far from happening.
A 'CATASTROPHE' FOR LOCAL WOMEN: Director of Obstetrics and Gyneacology at Griffith Base Hospital says the acute staffing crisis on the maternity ward is a 'crisis point' and may see a forced closure of the ward. The MLHD however say this is far from happening.

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) say that despite severe staffing shortages at the Griffith Base Hospital maternity ward there is no risk or plan to shut the ward down.

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Elizabeth Gracie

Journalist at The Area News in Griffith and The Irrigator in Leeton, NSW. Lover of a good yarn, strong coffee and great wine. Let's chat: lizzie.gracie@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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