Medical centre to stay shut for months

By Michael Sinclair-Jones

A BID to allow doctors to remain in Toodyay until at least February has been rejected.

The Wheatbelt Health Network (WHN) confirmed instead that it will quit the Alma Beard Medical Centre on November 30.

The Shire of Toodyay asked WHN last month if it could delay leaving until February while the shire advertised for new doctors.

According to a shire report last month, the request was declined four days later.

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