Another non-inquiry wraps up – rural health
What the rural health inquiry didn’t want you to know
South coast OBGYN resigns, citing ‘untenable’ position with unsafe practices in Southern NSW LHD
Long-serving Eurobodalla obstetrician and gynaecologist Michael Holland says he is resigning due to what he describes as alleged unsafe practices within the Southern NSW Local Health District. “It completely ignored the root cause of our unsafe neo natal services…that is, the Southern NSW LHD…are failing to provide paediatric services to the largest rural maternity service in our region.”
Divide over hearings in rural and regional healthcare
Read The Land 14 June 2021 and and see Queensland has a far better health system. Queensland country is part of Queensland. New South Wales, with more people, doesn’t have same thinking or application. Tell The Land your story or tell us:
Doctor shortage: Are you seeing a looming problem in rural areas?
Read the ABC News Mid North Coast Kerrin Thomas’ story:
Disgraced gynaecologist Emil Gayed continued to operate due to inadequate oversight, regional health inquiry hears
What happened, Minister?
AUSTRALIA’S RURAL TOWNS – THIS IS WHAT NSW HEALTH DEPT CALLS CARE
Health care in country areas is not up to capital city standards.
Watch out! Speak up! You’re next.
You may need your rural hospital one day and you need to speak up now to see it improves and continually improves. You won’t offend your town, you will save its people.
Here’s just a few examples of maladministration and poor patient care:
DUBBO, NEW SOUTH WALES
From a walk at Manly to amputation – hospitals ‘putting lives at risk’
No food or Panadol: anger over ‘third world’ conditions before hospital death
COBAR, NEW SOUTH WALES
A hospital turned him away three times. Then 2.5m of his bowel ‘died’.
Maryborough Hospital alleged maternity safety breaches linked to potentially avoidable death of unborn baby