Surgeon fills nursing shift as pressure mounts at hospitals

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Pharmacy runs, putting up drips and even removing bed pans, no job is too big — or too small — for specialist surgeon Dr Dick Brombacher, who worked as a nurse at Life St George’s Hospital on Tuesday and Wednesday nights to help ease the strain on the overworked nursing staff.  

“I am not above removing a bed pan,” the laparoscopic surgeon said, adding that he would likely be clocking in again in the future...

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