Gladstone's maternity bypass hits 150 days, calls for incentives to address staff shortages

Ben Harden
Updated December 7 2022 - 9:22pm, first published 8:30pm
Biloela's Alanna Jones with her family (left) and Emma and Pete Keegan, (right) with their newborn son, Douglas, are calling for the return of their local maternity services. Pictures supplied.
Biloela's Alanna Jones with her family (left) and Emma and Pete Keegan, (right) with their newborn son, Douglas, are calling for the return of their local maternity services. Pictures supplied.

Central Queensland mothers say staff shortages are just being used as an excuse as the Gladstone and Biloela Hospitals enter 150 days on bypass.

Ben Harden

Ben Harden

Journalist

Queensland Country Life reporter based in Emerald. I report on agriculture and rural news in the central Queensland region. Got a story? Get in touch: 0437528907 or email ben.harden@austcommunitymedia.com.au