State turns to GPs to 'reduce' its public hospital waiting lists

GPs are being asked to review all patients waiting more than three years for outpatient appointments

A state government is asking GPs to review all patients who have been waiting more than three years for outpatient appointments in its public hospitals.

Dr Michael Cusack
Dr Michael Cusack.

Waiting times for some patients in South Australia have blown out to eight years or more in areas like orthopedics, ophthalmology, neurosurgery and gastroenterology.

The government says

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