Far too often we hear that our health system is failing due to lack of specialists within regional and rural areas of New South Wales. Community hospitals within these areas are finding it hard to attract and employ doctors and nurses to work in the bush. Lifestyle and tree change advertisements along with better working conditions could assist in gaining the much needed medical professionals to the local vicinity.
Lobbying and securing funding can help address and alleviate some of the issues that the health system is facing in rural and regional New South Wales
Mental Health is deficient with a strategy which needs to be improved with increased funding to upgrade services.
Primary Health care promotion is lacking as is the funding to educate early intervention for preventable illness and disease.