Isolated GPs to be offered health check-ups by team of travelling doctors

Doctor's Health SA medical director, Dr Roger Sexton, says some of the GPs have never had a check-up in their working life

Isolated GPs are being offered health check-ups without having to leave their own practices, thanks to a new program that sends out travelling doctors into the bush.

Dr Roger Sexton
Dr Roger Sexton.

Doctors’ Health SA launched its rural doctor check-up service last weekend, with the aim of reaching GPs who usually could only be treated by doctors they knew or worked