Watch as COVID-19 Epidemic Response Committee hears from medical frontline workers

  • 29/04/2020

The Epidemic Response Committee is hearing from medical workers on the COVID-19 frontline in New Zealand, including representatives of GPs and midwives. 

The committee will hear from General Practice Owners Association of New Zealand chair Dr Tim Molloy and Association of Salaried Medical Specialists executive director Sarah Dalton. 

It will also hear from Alison Eddy, chief executive of the College of Midwives, as well as Veronica Manion, chief executive of Geneva Healthcare, and Auckland University Medical Professor Des Gorman. 

The Epidemic Response Committee is a group of 11 MPs, the majority of whom are in Opposition, who meet via videoconference with the purpose of holding the Government to account on its coronavirus response. 

National leader Simon Bridges chairs the committee, and is joined by four other National MPs, three Labour MPs, one Green Party MP, one New Zealand First MP, and permanent member David Seymour, leader of the ACT Party. 

Watch the video below.