Parents of vulnerable children fear impact of Covid-19

A Radio NZ article.

The mother of a baby whose operation was cancelled with 10 minutes notice because there was no room in Hutt Hospital’s intensive care unit fears wait times will blow out further once Covid hits.

Liz McGimpsey’s daughter Marigold, who has just turned one, needs surgery to fix her cleft palate.

The family – who have three other children – had been preparing for weeks, trying to keep bugs at bay and were ready for the surgery on 26 October.

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