Staff shortages force surgeons to use ‘sticky tape’ to fix surgical instruments

SMH, 14 December 2016
Author: Anna Patty
“Senior surgeons say they are using “sticky tape” to fix surgical instruments during operations because of shortages of staff and equipment at Sydney’s busy Prince of Wales complex of hospitals. A litany of failures in the efficient supply of sterile equipment that works is outlined by a senior surgeon and in a confidential internal review.”
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