From protecting people in a global pandemic to conquering a needle phobia. A unique insight into what it’s really like to lead a health service during the COVID-19 crisis. Western Health Chief Executive Russell Harrison reflects on the biggest challenge of his career and the most humbling experience of his life.

Additional information:

  *    Interview excerpt is a Western Health senior critical care nurse manager Kylie Fisher speaking at a Victorian Government media conference in Melbourne.

  *   Russell refers to an EAP program – this is an Employee Assistance Program, which provides care and support to employees.

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