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GP shortage in Western NSW: Doctors across Orange, Bathurst, Dubbo express concerns for future

Nick McGrath
By Nick McGrath
June 24 2022 - 8:00am
EMERGENCY: Dr David Howe (Orange), Dr Pav Phanindra (Bathurst) and Dr Ai-Vee Chua (Dubbo) hold concerns for the number of GPs in regional NSW into the future.

Western NSW is on the cusp of a critical general practitioner shortage that could see almost 40 small towns across the region go without practice services in the next five years, and major centres like Orange, Bathurst and Dubbo will feel the pinch too.

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Nick McGrath

Nick McGrath

Editor, Central Western Daily