Photo courtesy of Hobsons Bay City Council. We would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations to Dr Mukesh Haikerwal on being named the Hobsons Bay City Council's Citizen of the Year! Dr Haikerwal was recognised for his invaluable and unwavering commitment to
An esteemed doctor in the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic and a budding conservationist have been crowned the 2021 Hobsons Bay Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year. Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, local general practitioner and former President
‘It is about treating people with respect, not contempt,’ says Melbourne-based GP Mukesh Haikerwal. Photo: Aaron Francis The novel coronavirus is just the latest public health “catastrophe” Melbourne-based GP Mukesh Haikerwal has had to face in his medical career of about
Victorians are getting tested in large numbers again as the state tries to process tens of thousands of people who rushed home before borders closed. There's been frustration in recent days, with people turned away from clinics as they struggle with
"You put your faith in the people whose job it is to look at those things and to make those decisions." About half of Victoria's infected healthcare workers were in aged care, nearly 1,100 in hospitals, with the remainder in community
Melbourne’s suburban coronavirus contact tracing teams were supposed to be running by now. So what’s the hold-up?
In early September, as Victoria's daily COVID-19 case numbers were finally dropping out of triple figures, Premier Daniel Andrews announced the creation of a system of local response units in Melbourne, to replace the highly centralised system that had failed