‘It’s worse than ever,’ says GP struggling under the cost of locums

NSW South Coast GP Dr Gundi Muller-Grotjan says her practice cannot sustain the cost of ongoing locums.
Dr Gundi Muller-Grotjan.

When Dr Gundi Muller-Grotjan told patients she would be forced to close one of her two clinics for a couple of days a week because of a “desperate” doctor shortage, the response was overwhelming. 

“Apart from all the scones, baked goods, bottles of wine and fresh fish, I actually found dinner on my doorstep the other day,” Dr Muller-Grotjan tells 6minutes