'Why would you come here, why would you stay?': GPs facing $200k pay cuts to work in Tasmania

Jessica Willard
By Jessica Willard
August 28 2021 - 2:30am
CONCERN: Australian Medical Association Tasmania spokeswoman Dr Annette Barratt said Thursday's state budget had some obvious omissions. Pictures: Phillip Biggs

Doctors are facing $200,000 pay cuts to come and work in Tasmania, according to the Australian Medical Association, who says there's no point opening more hospital beds if there's no staff to manage them.

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Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.