Hospitals propped up by 'broken bodies' of workers, expert warns, as AMA calls for funding revamp

Finn McHugh
By Finn McHugh
October 15 2021 - 6:30pm
The Australian Medical Association has painted a dire picture of Australian hospitals. Picture: Shutterstock

Australian hospitals are being propped up by the "goodwill and broken bodies" of healthcare workers, an expert says, after a warning the system is facing a deadly bottleneck.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.