Desperately Seeking Doctors

Desperately Seeking Doctors

The Kimberley
Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  May 15, 2016

Three years ago, feisty and outspoken Scottish GP Dr Mary Fortune answered an urgent call to help ease the shortage of doctors in regional Western Australia. Her brief encounter with Aboriginal health touched a nerve. So now she's back for a three month stint in an Aboriginal health service in Kununurra in the remote rugged and scenic North West of Australia. Dealing with upwards of 120 patients a day, Dr Mary is thrown into the deep end of the health crisis facing the Kimberley.

Three years ago, feisty and outspoken Scottish GP Dr Mary Fortune answered an urgent call to help ease the shortage of doctors in regional Western Australia. Her brief encounter with Aboriginal health touched a nerve. So now she's back for a three month stint in an Aboriginal health service in Kununurra in the remote rugged and scenic North West of Australia. Dealing with upwards of 120 patients a day, Dr Mary is thrown into the deep end of the health crisis facing the Kimberley.

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