GP says he still can't recruit IMGs despite govt green light

Dr Brad Cranney says securing status as a distribution priority area has been a waste of time

A GP says gaining distribution priority area status has been useless for solving his practice's doctor shortage because additional red tape means they can’t recruit IMGs anyway. 

Dr Brad Cranney
Dr Brad Cranney.

In a move that alarmed doctors across the NSW Central Coast, back in 2019 dozens of practices in the region were suddenly stripped of their ability to bring in