RACGP delays African GP’s rural relocation

Grenfell residents have been campaigning for another GP to work in the town of 2500 people for more than three years and had reached an agreement with Dr Patrick Akhiwu, who was set to relocate from Botswana.

Grenfell Record editor Peter Soley said a number of restrictions placed on Dr Akhiwu by the RACGP had put an end to that arrangement, but the College recently revised its decision.

Burrinjuck MP Katrina Hodgkinson said she had been advised Dr Akhiwu