Married docs scoop rural accolade

Dr Peter Annetts and Dr Trish Mackay were named Telstra RDAA Rural Doctors of the Year at the Rural Medicine Australia 2013 conference in Cairns last week.

While also being partners at their GP practice, the couple provide procedural services at the local hospital, including obstetrics and emergency care.

Originally from Sydney, the pair made the decision to relocate to Glen Innes in their late 20s to job-share a position while they raised their children. They had been quickly embraced