Health

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

Bageshri Savyasachi
By Bageshri Savyasachi
Updated June 25 2022 - 8:22am, first published June 24 2022 - 7:00pm
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

Bageshri Savyasachi (she/her) is passionate about telling community stories and shining a light on issues that need attention. Previously, she was a journalist at Indian Link and 2SER community radio in Sydney. Email: bageshri.savyasachi@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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