Warrnambool Base Hospital emergency department regularly overflowing

Ben Silvester
Kyra Gillespie
Updated April 22 2022 - 6:33pm, first published 4:15pm
A doctor said he had been forced to examine patients in corridors and worried about missing important diagnoses without proper space and lighting. Picture: Anthony Brady

THE city's hospital is looking for ways to expand its undersized emergency department, which has been regularly exceeding capacity, The Standard can reveal, forcing patients to be treated in corridors.

Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

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Kyra Gillespie

Kyra Gillespie

Journalist

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