Age Concern Hamilton CEO Gail Gilbert.
Age Concern Hamilton CEO Gail Gilbert.

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has made calls for the Government to urgently train more GPs as communities, particularly in rural areas such as the Waikato, feel the strain from reduced ability to see a doctor.

The University of Waikato’s hopes to set up a new medical school fell neatly into line with this, the College says, as it would inevitably result in increased medical staff for the surrounding area while they studied.

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