Sick kids 'lottery': Paediatric clinic says don't call us, we'll call you

By Erin Handley
May 6 2015 - 6:00pm
LEFT IN THE LURCH: Aidan Jachim and his mother Belinda have been unable to make crucial paediatric appointments due to a doctor shortage. Photo: Geoff O Neill 050515GOG01

A CRIPPLING shortage of paediatricians at Tamworth hospital is leaving sick children waiting on a “lottery” phone call for appointments, a local parent claims.