'Yesterday I wore 15 disposable gowns': Doctor decries pandemic's waste

Melbourne intensivist Dr Forbes McGain is on a mission to reduce the mountain of PPE waste generated as a result of COVID-19

A Melbourne intensivist is at the front line of not only the pandemic, but also a battle against the mountains of hospital waste generated by COVID-19.

Dr Forbes McGain.

Dr Forbes McGain has seen a staggering increase in infectious clinical waste in the ICU where he's been working for the past 18 months.

He estimates that at Western Health's three acute public hospitals