Health

Dubbo's Joshua Shields takes flights to GP appointments in Sydney due to local shortages

Bageshri Savyasachi
Updated June 25 2022 - 6:22pm, first published 5:00am
Dr Antony Bolton, president of the General Practice Registrars Australia, on systemic barriers leading to GP shortages. Picture: General Practice Registrars Asutralia.
Dr Antony Bolton, president of the General Practice Registrars Australia, on systemic barriers leading to GP shortages. Picture: General Practice Registrars Asutralia.

Extra long wait times at local medical centres have made some Dubbo residents resort to appointments with general practitioners (GPs) in other cities.

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Bageshri Savyasachi

I am a general reporter with an interest in community stories and issues that need attention. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at bageshri.s@canberratimes.com.au or send confidential tips to bageshri.s@proton.me

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