Dr Adam Visser is the Director of Critical Care at Toowoomba Hospital.
Dr Adam Visser is the Director of Critical Care at Toowoomba Hospital
. In his job, he manages the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where the sickest patients in the hospital are cared for. Working in ICU is a tough job, it requires specialist staff who can be resilient in the face of very difficult situations.
“You do see horrible things happen to normal people all the time,” says Dr Visser. “You end up becoming resilient when you work in Intensive Care – it’s a resilient place full of resilient people. Our job is to keep the patient alive and wait for them to start getting better on their own.”