Country health treatment ‘disgrace’

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has labelled the recently released state parliamentary inquiry report into regional health services nothing more than “political point scoring”.

Mr Bell said the report – which recommends the reinstatement of federal funding for 10 community mental health respite beds at Mount Gambier Hospital – is indicative of the State Government shifting blame for its poor performance to other government levels.

“The reality is there is more federal money going into health services than ever before in our history,” Mr Bell told The Border Watch.

“The State Government withdrew money for mental health rehabilitation beds in Mount Gambier


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