A very rural Christmas miracle
Dr Dennis Pashen
President, Rural Doctors Association of Australia
BUT this is how delegates responded to the announcements made by federal assistant health minister Senator Fiona Nash at the RDAA and ACRRM’s recent Rural Medicine Australia 2014 (RMA14) conference.
And deservedly so.
After years of seemingly knocking our collective heads against a brick wall in calling for successive federal governments to scrap the troubled Australian Standard Geographical Classification — Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA) system, the