Hospital staffing shortages forcing pregnant women to Orange to give birth

By Jacinta Carroll
Updated May 7 2022 - 1:05am, first published May 6 2022 - 8:51am
NOT ENOUGH STAFF: Women in labour are being told to drive to Orange for delivery because Bathurst doesn't have enough doctors available.

PREGNANT women, including those already in labour, are being told to drive from Bathurst Base Hospital, in Western NSW, to Orange Hospital due to inadequate staffing.

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