GP clinic to close over COVID-19 vax mandates

Dr Renier Swart says it's with 'great sadness' his remote Tasmanian practice will shut its doors

A GP practice in Tasmania is set to close because it can’t meet the state’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate for its staff.

Tasmanian Minister for Health Jeremy Rockliff.

In a letter to patients, Dr Renier Swart expressed “great sadness” at the prospect of closing his clinic in the small town of Ouse, 90km northwest of Hobart, at the end of October.

“We have been