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Clinic not yet so super

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Manager of a Rous Road Medical Centre has defended its decision to turn away new patients over Christmas.

General manager of Meridian Health at Goonellabah, Joe Rutyna, says the super clinic has yet to open and that until it does it is operating as a normal GP clinic.

Yesterday Jenny Corless told ABC radio she was surprised to be told that the centre had closed its books but Mr Rutyna said this would not be the case with the GP clinic.

The super clinic will share premises with the existing doctors’ surgery and will be fully operational in July.


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