Dr David Howe says several Orange GPs are on the brink of retiring but don't want to create a doctor shortage

Tanya Marschke
By Tanya Marschke
June 24 2022 - 6:30pm
IMPORTANT: Dr David Howe says Orange could use more GPs and some are postponing retirement so they don't let their patients down or create a doctor shortage. Photo: CARLA FREEDMAN

Orange is considered a medical hub but the city could use more general practitioners according to a long-standing doctor who says some are postponing retirement to prevent causing a GP shortage.

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Tanya Marschke

Tanya Marschke

Journalist

I am based at Orange and cover a wide range of subjects as well as the weekly business column. I've worked consistently in the the media industry since 2006 including the past seven years at the Central Western Daily. Before moving to Orange, I worked as a journalist at weekly newspapers the Beaudesert Times and the Gold Coast Sun in Queensland, as well as the Scone Advocate in the Hunter Valley. I started my career at the Ridge News in Lightning Ridge while I completed my journalism studies remotely at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst.

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