Training pathways need fixing

Launching a discussion paper on ways to improve the National Medical Training Advisory Network, HWA also said a shortage of Australian-trained doctors still existed in some communities while other areas had an oversupply.

“Despite major efforts in training and graduating more doctors, there are many Australians living in rural, remote and some metropolitan areas experiencing difficulty seeing a doctor when they need to,” HWA CEO Mark Cormack said in a statement.

“Looking at the training