Treatment, travel and accomodation costs barriers to health access in regions

Emily Wind
By Emily Wind
October 5 2021 - 9:00pm
Cancer Council's Director of Cancer Information and Support Services Annie Miller was one of four representatives who appeared before a state inquiry on regional and rural healthcare on Tuesday. Pictures: File, NSW Parliament

Cancer patients in regional areas often turn down treatment due to high costs and difficulties associated with travel and accommodation, a parliamentary inquiry has heard.

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Emily Wind

Emily Wind

Journalist

Originally from Lake Macquarie, Emily kickstarted her journalism career in Tumut before moving to the Daily Advertiser in Wagga where she covers Health and Features. Got a story tip? Email emily.wind@austcommunitymedia.com.au, or call 0457 459 095.