Australia has 'too many doctors' in the 'wrong spot', Chief Medical Officer says

Katie Burgess
By Katie Burgess
Updated March 9 2020 - 7:36am, first published March 4 2020 - 7:30am
Chief Medical Officer Professor Brendan Murphy. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Chief Medical Officer and incoming Department of Health boss Brendan Murphy says Australia has a surplus of doctors, despite shortages of general practitioners in regional areas.


Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

Federal politics reporter

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