Regional doctor shortage exacerbated by a lack of supervisors for overseas-trained doctors

Chris Pedler
By Chris Pedler
February 2 2022 - 5:30pm
Healthworks Healthcare senior practice and finance manager Abdul Ali, Healthworks chief executive Alan Hall and Bendigo MP Lisa Chesters discuss the doctor shortage. Picture: CHRIS PEDLER

A SHORTAGE of doctors in regional areas is being exacerbated by a lack of medicos willing and able to supervise physicians who have overseas medical training.

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Chris Pedler

Chris Pedler

Journalist and entertainment writer

Chris has been with the Bendigo Advertiser for more than 10 years. He has great passion for the performing arts and is very supportive of the Bendigo live music scene. Outside of the news world Chris plays golf and, regardless of the result, loves watching St Kilda play in the AFL. He loves community theatre and has performed on stage with the Bendigo Theatre Company and worked with Baldrick himself, Tony Robinson. Story tips: chris.pedler@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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