24 Jan 2022

Covid-19: Intensive care nurses bracing for impact

From Morning Report, 6:44 am on 24 January 2022

Intensive care units are gearing up for a truly intense time over the coming weeks as the country grapples with the Omicron wave.

The College of Critical Care Nurses has calculated that the country is currently short of at least 90 ICU beds, and while some new funding was announced by the government for improving the situation, that won't help over the next month or two.

Group chair Tania Mitchell spoke to Corin Dann.