Illawarra gets 10 new GPs from UK, Malaysia to help with doctor shortage

Kate McIlwain
Updated February 25 2024 - 5:24pm, first published February 24 2024 - 6:00pm
Illawarra gets 10 new GPs from UK, Malaysia to help with doctor shortage
Illawarra gets 10 new GPs from UK, Malaysia to help with doctor shortage

Five new overseas GPs are already treating Illawarra patients and another five are on their way, as part of a federal government push to ease the region's doctor shortage.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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