GP shortage areas added after govt bungle

Assistant health minister Fiona Nash has ordered a correction to the District of Workforce Shortage map that was revealed on Tuesday, after becoming aware of objections from concerned doctors and other stakeholders.

“The mailbox at the department went into meltdown,” Medical Observer was told of the response to the plan.  

The new DWS map for GPs on the department’s DoctorConnect website was unchanged as of Friday, with areas marked in orange to indicate DWS status and green for non

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