Island’s only GP clinic saved from closure

Thanks to GP Dr Michael Clements, idyllic Magnetic Island's one practice has gone from near-bust to bustling in just a few short months
Dr Michael Clements
Dr Michael Clements.

Something remarkable has happened to the only GP clinic on idyllic Magnetic Island, in north Queensland.

Three months ago, the clinic was on the brink of closing, after the only GP went on sick leave and efforts to recruit permanent GPs proved fruitless.