Hospitals could face specialist skills shortage from vaccine refusal under healthcare worker mandate

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
October 21 2021 - 9:00pm
There are concerns that Tasmania's health system has "no slack" to handle any job losses as a result of a vaccine mandate. Picture: supplied

Elective surgery capacity, intensive care unit staffing and specialist skills could suffer critical losses if potentially hundreds of doctors and nurses refuse to be vaccinated, a key health spokesperson fears.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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