Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands
Dr. Sands said insufficient staff numbers is more problematic than insufficient equipment.
“Our… limiting factor is critical care staff, and in particular, critical care nurses because you cannot manage a patient just on a ventilator. You need somebody to manage that patient,” he told The Nassau Guardian.
“The challenge that The Bahamas faces is less an issue of mechanical equipment and more an issue of chronic shortage of skilled nurses. Read more >>