A shortage of doctors in Mathoura is to be raised with doctors in Deniliquin and Echuca-Moama.TRENT HORNEMAN June 2, 2014 3:11am
Murray Shire councillors have raised concerns over a shortage of doctors in Mathoura.
Deniliquin doctor Robert Campbell used to visit the town weekly, but increased demands on his time as a surgeon has meant he reduced his visits to fortnightly.
Mathoura-based councillor Betty Murphy told a shire meeting last week the town needed a weekly service.
She said the lack of a regular GP service had forced residents to leave the town.
Councillors agreed Mathoura needed a greater service to satisfy residents.
They agreed to raise the issue with doctors in Deniliquin and Echuca-Moama.
Community support needed for drug and alcohol treatment centre near Numurkah.
Yarrawonga/Mulwala's largest ever professional golf event, the Shepparton BMW Senior Victorian Open, got underway today with 124 players hitting off from 8am to 1pm on Yarrawonga's Black Bull Golf Course at Silverwoods.
Tatura’s rainfall for the last three months of 2015, 116.6mm, was marginally down on the long-term average for the same period, 120.8mm.
JON Lam’s exhibition Heart to Art will open at Alton Gallery on Friday
THE second annual Christmas town party in Lockington did not quite attract the crowd organisers were hoping for, but it failed to dampen their spirit.
Special supplement in this weeks edition
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TOOLLEEN Recreation Reserve Committee of Management presented three awards on Australia Day in front of 80 local residents.
The cuteness level at Maryanne Ryan’s place is overflowing the bucket, with the arrival of baby Dougal the donkey.
Deniliquin doctor Marion Magee says she is disgusted with the treatment of local nurses.
Federal Member for Murray Sharman Stone has been criticised by two Victorian MPs for suggesting the Federal Government should stop spending money on the $2 billion irrigation modernisation program until problems are sorted out.
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