‘I know I’m not alone’: GP’s five-month battle to find her own GP

One of the biggest challenges for Dr Melania Scrace when she moved was finding her own doctor.
Dr Melania Scrace.

After moving to start life in a new community, GP Dr Melania Scrace eventually set about finding her own doctor. 

But as a very clear example of Australia’s GP workforce crisis and its effects, it would be a five-month wait between trying to make an appointment and eventually seeing a GP.