26 Aug 2019

Hawke's Bay Hospital chemical spill explained

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 26 August 2019

A chemical spill at Hawke's Bay Hospital caused an evacuation yesterday.

A cleaning chemical, formalin, was spilled in the maternity ward and 24 people were evacuated.

To explain what went wrong, we're joined by Dr Robin Whyman, the Hawkes Bay District Health Board Chief Medical and Dental Officer.