Bunfight over push for rural medical school

Medical students have condemned a push for a new medical school in regional NSW, claiming it will fuel a training bottleneck predicted to leave 400 graduates without internships next year.

The NSW Medical Students’ Council says it makes no sense for the Federal Government to consider spending $46 million on a new medical school when students are missing out on internship and GP training positions.

Council chair Neel Gobin says he expects 120-140 full-fee paying medical students to miss out on internships next year in NSW alone. The Australian