Friday, 24 November 2017
FULL HOUSE... More than 600 people packed the Yorketown Town Hall to show their support for the Yorketown hospital at the public meeting organised by Member for Goyder Steven Griffiths last Thursday. Guest speakers included, back: Dr Peter Joyner (SA Health director emergency services). Mr Griffiths, Family First MLC Robert Brokenshire; front: Yorketown GP Dr George Kokar, federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey, Roger Kirchner (Country Health SA Yorke and Northern region), Lyn Poole (Rural Doctors Workforce Agency), Shadow Minister for Health Stephen Wade, Yorke Peninsula Council mayor Ray Agnew. FULL HOUSE... More than 600 people packed the Yorketown Town Hall to show their support for the Yorketown hospital at the public meeting organised by Member for Goyder Steven Griffiths last Thursday. Guest speakers included, back: Dr Peter Joyner (SA Health director emergency services). Mr Griffiths, Family First MLC Robert Brokenshire; front: Yorketown GP Dr George Kokar, federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey, Roger Kirchner (Country Health SA Yorke and Northern region), Lyn Poole (Rural Doctors Workforce Agency), Shadow Minister for Health Stephen Wade, Yorke Peninsula Council mayor Ray Agnew.

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More than 600 at Yorketown hospital meeting

THERE was a sense of déja vu when 600 people packed the town hall to fight for the future of Yorke­town hospital last Thursday night, April 20.

The community saved the hospital when it was threatened with closure in 2008, and again came together to voice its anger at proposed cuts to surgery services.

The public meeting was organised by Member for Goyder Steven Griffiths.

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