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No ambulances available for Hunter toddler suffering anaphylaxis as COVID pressure on health system surges

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated January 21 2022 - 9:17pm, first published 6:30pm
Emergency: A mother had to drive her child to John Hunter Hospital when there was not an ambulance available during an anaphylactic reaction. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

A HUNTER doctor fears a critically ill child could die due to a lack of available ambulances after an infant suffering severe anaphylaxis had to be driven to hospital by his mother.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.