21 Feb 2022

Field hospital in Whangārei Omicron surge plans

From Checkpoint, 6:21 pm on 21 February 2022

Omicron patients will go to a field hospital in Whangārei if Covid-infected patients take up too many beds.

The hospital has been struggling with booming populations, undersized departments and dilapidated infrastructure, including sewage leaks in the medical wing walls.

Sam Olley reports.