Labor candidate concerned over health care cuts

Labor candidate concerned over health care cuts

Country Labour candidate Jess Jennings has criticised the coalition’s cuts to vital health services in the region, claiming there are more to come, if the Liberal party wins this year’s Federal election.  

Across the Calare region, more than 50 staff will lose their positions, with already 25 percent of surgery beds being cut.

Polls are continuing to look strong for the coalition, making Dr Jennings nervous about the future of health care in the region.

Dr Jennings says patient care will be impacted with many different medical practitioners affected

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