Coronavirus: new visitor ban at hospitals keeps visitors out

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated December 19 2021 - 11:08pm, first published 11:01pm
DEVASTATED: Ruth Hope, who lives on a property was asked by an overworked and understaffed hospital to help provide care for her husband on Thursday. On Saturday she was banned from seeing him. Photo: Andrew Messenger.

A near-complete ban on visitors from the Tamworth hospital has left a wife of 62 years desperately worried for her husband, who has advanced dementia.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au