Pandemic sees doctors turn away from emergency medicine

Dr Kim Hansen says junior medics are choosing other specialities in response to surging COVID-19 cases and staff shortages
Australian Associated Press
Dr Kim Hansen.

A Queensland emergency doctor is warning that the stress of working in ED during COVID-19 is putting doctors off a career in emergency medicine.

Dr Kim Hansen, an emergency medicine specialist in Brisbane, made her comments as the “toughest” pandemic wave to date hit hospitals around the country.