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How do you keep them down on the farm?

John B Best
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (7): 422-423. || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01064
Published online: 6 October 2014

Specialist training in the first two postgraduate years must be made available in both large and small rural hospitals

Some years ago, when I was seeking views on priorities in rural health, I went to a rural town, where the desert met the sea, the local river flowed under the sand and the streets were wide enough to turn a bullock train, to interview the mayor. What did she want for her municipality with a population of 7000? A radiotherapy service and a cardiac catheter laboratory — her husband had both cancer and cardiac disease.

  • John B Best

  • Murray to the Mountains Intern Training Program, Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: jbbest@iimetro.com.au

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