No apology from Rural Health Minister Bronnie Taylor for damming findings of rural health inquiry

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Andrew Messenger
By Olivia Ireland, and Andrew Messenger
May 5 2022 - 9:00pm
CRISIS: Tamworth hospital is the "busiest emergency department outside the metropolitan areas" due to its enormous catchment area, but struggles to attract specialists to cover demand, Tamworth Medical Staff Council chair Doctor David Scott told the inquiry. Photo: file

Rural health minister Bronnie Taylor has refused to apologise for the state's rural health system after a parliamentary inquiry released on Thursday found a health system in "crisis" had caused "premature deaths" among rural people.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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