Council ‘helpless’ in doctor crisis

Wentworth Shire Council mayor Melisa Hederics. 
Picture: Louise Barker

Wentworth Shire Council mayor Melisa Hederics. Picture: Louise Barker

WENTWORTH Shire Mayor Melisa Hederics says there is “no question” that GP services must be re-established in Buronga/Gol Gol following One Health’s closure last week. 

But it will be weeks before the community has answers on if and when a new clinic will open.

Member for Farrer Sussan Ley attended crisis talks last week after the Buronga medical practice said it had been forced to close its doors as it was unable to recruit another supervising GP after theirs moved to Broken Hill.

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