27 Feb 2023

Covid-19: Around one million hours of overtime from doctors, nurses

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 27 February 2023

Doctors and nurses worked about one million more hours than expected between April and October last year.

New data obtained under the Official Information Act has quantified for the first time the strain healthcare workers faced as Covid-19 tore through the country for the first time.

Timothy Brown has more.