Funding cuts to GP Access After Hours "beggars' belief" amid pandemic: Labor

Simon McCarthy
By Simon McCarthy
Updated December 11 2021 - 11:08pm, first published 4:41am

Shortland MP Pat Conroy and Labor's Hunter candidate Dan Repacholi met with concerned residents at Toronto Diggers Saturday morning amid fears for the future of Lake Macquarie's GP Access After Hours service.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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