7 Apr 2022

Covid-19: Health leaders react to Bloomfield resignation

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 7 April 2022

He's the top bureaucrat who's credited with saving many lives as he led the country through the Covid-19 pandemic.

An exhausted Ashley Bloomfield leaves his job as Director General of Health in late July - stepping down 12 months early after the huge stress of the past two years.

Health workers say there's no doubt he was the right man for the job and they can understand him needing a rest.

Health Correspondent Rowan Quinn reports