"This job I do at Middlemore is like a well-oiled machine. It’s never not busy! Is there excitement? All the time. Occasionally on a frantic day, we end up with a patient on a gurney in the wrong theatre, but that’s incredibly rare.
Walking is certainly a big part of our orderlies’ roles and on an average day they can clock around 35,000 steps a day from around 1480 callouts.
The orderlies at Counties Manukau are some of the unsung heroes of the organisation. They work very hard and are an integral part of the health service provided to our patients.