Patients head to Victoria for surgical procedures

A COMMUNITY leader has claimed patients are making the 460km round trip to Warrnambool for the very same surgical procedures which are performed at Millicent and District Hospital.

The claim about the 5.5-hour return journey was made by Dr Kevin McGrath when the Millicent and District Health Advisory Council (HAC) annual general meeting was held at Millicent Hospital on Wednesday night.

Dr McGrath is an elected member of Wattle Range Council and has been its nominee to the Millicent HAC for the past five years.

“We should publicise what we do [at Millicent] as the patients do not know,” Dr McGrath said.

He directed

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