ED or not ED? Newcastle nurse Bernadette Goddard studies how to help parents of asthmatic children

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated November 23 2021 - 11:47pm, first published November 22 2021 - 6:30pm
AWARD: Bernadette Goddard treating Sione Asomua at John Hunter Children's Hospital.

If your child is having trouble breathing, what factors will influence your decision whether to take them to hospital?


Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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