Comment: The failure over PPE is still with us and putting our lives at risk

We are performing unsafe work as a result of our moral code to care for patients, writes Dr Andrew Miller

While Australia has thankfully been saved from the worst ravages of the virus, the alarm raised by doctors working in hospitals, GP clinics and aged care facilities about the adequacies of personal protective equipment continue unabated.

Below, Dr Andrew Miller, a Perth anaesthetist and president of AMA WA, says the debate is much more than just demands for masks — it is a symbol of the personal struggle for understanding.


Healthcare workers, including doctors, run toward COVID-19.

After all,