25 Feb 2022

Covid-19: Fears for rural GPs

From Morning Report, 8:39 am on 25 February 2022

There are fears phase three will see GPs and rural healthcare providers in crisis with an already stretched workforce dealing with large numbers of patients self-managing Covid-19 at home.

Many rural GPs in the south are sole charge and will be forced to shut their doors if required to isolate.

Otago-Southland reporter Timothy Brown has more.