A former mental health nurse says the Medevac legislation is vital to ensuring refugees and asylum seekers receive the medical care they require. A former mental health nurse who treated refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru has urged Senators to stop the government repealing the medevac law. Diana Boyd worked for International Health and Medical Services as a mental health social worker on Nauru for a year up until June 2017 and then as a case manager for HOST International providing support to refugees with complex needs. Ms Boyd is among several health professions to make a submission to a Senate inquiry examining the government’s bid to reverse the Medevac laws passed in February when the government did not have a majority in the House of Representatives. She urged senators to reject the government’s proposed repeal bill. "Medevac law is vital to ensure that refugees and asylum seeker receive […]