Boort hires GP, but health professionals voice GP shortage fears

Elspeth Kernebone
Updated August 30 2019 - 3:59pm, first published August 29 2019 - 6:00am
Fears ageing GPs will leave rural areas short
Fears ageing GPs will leave rural areas short

RURAL health services are facing the challenge of an ageing general practitioner population, as Boort welcomes a permanent doctor to town for the first time in nine months.

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Elspeth Kernebone

Accident brought me to journalism, but every day convinces me again that strong media is more important than ever. After a starting off as the sole reporter in a tiny NSW town, I’m loving the teeming metropolis that is Bendigo. Focussed on health, business and education. Got a tip? Email

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