Another doctor ‘delighted’ to join the political ranks

Dr Laming, an ophthalmologist, joins fellow Liberals Dr Mal Washer, a GP, and Dr Andrew Southcott as a registered doctor in federal parliament, as well as NSW shadow health minister Dr Andrew McDonald, a paediatrician, and Queensland MP Dr Bruce Flegg, also a GP.

In a statement, Dr Laming revealed his application succeeded after a previous attempt last year failed because it was deemed incomplete by the medical board.

He said he wanted to re-obtain his