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Sharon Claydon's GP Access petition calls for support for after hours service as state and federal governments blame each other for funding cuts

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
November 2 2021 - 6:30pm
Funding stoush: The federal member for Newcastle, Sharon Claydon, is calling for the government to provide the funding needed to sustain GP Access After Hours. GP services are primarily funded by the Commonwealth who say the state has played a role in planned service cuts.

THE state and federal governments are pointing the finger at each other as Hunter residents face the prospect of drastic cuts to the region's after hours GP Access service.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.