Australian Government data shows region's residents have 'poor access' to specialist services

Updated July 15 2022 - 6:30am, first published 5:45am
SQUEEZE: Latest national data shows the south-west lacks a number of specialist medical services, largely as a result of wide-spread workforce shortages.

A health workforce shortage has seen each of the five south-west municipalities pinged for its lack of anaesthetists, cardiologists and psychiatrists with "poor access" to services.


Jessica Greenan


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