Photo: Nowra GP Kate Manderson set up a temporary clinic at an evacuation centre last weekend. (Supplied) Regional doctors have reported being sidelined or restricted when offering help at their local bushfire evacuation centres, and are calling for GPs to be formally added to future emergency response plans. A Nowra GP says operational barriers hampered her efforts to help She is seeking a meeting with leaders to co-ordinate future responses A medical body suggests creating a register for regional doctors before emergencies happen As fires burned across New South Wales and Victoria, private GPs in affected areas went to centres where many of their patients had fled. Yet some say operational barriers and command structures hampered their efforts, and in one case a GP was told she couldn’t work with the official team to treat people. Kate Manderson is a GP in Nowra and rallied her staff last weekend […]