Doctors sleeping at hospitals due to flooding

The healthcare systems in Qld and NSW are under 'extreme' pressure, says the ACEM
Flooded streets in Lismore, 28 February 2022.

Doctors have been stranded at hospitals overnight, while others are working back-to-back shifts to cover colleagues who cannot get through floodwaters, says the college of emergency physicians.

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) says doctors and their communities are being hit hard by unprecedented floods in Queensland and northern NSW, placing the health system under “extreme widespread pressure”.