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Concern for shortage of doctors in Mathoura

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.

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