Dear Prime Minister,
This is part of a letter from an unnamed ABF official, recently written in response to concerns about lack of medical care for refugees on Manus Island:
It is a lie. RACGP President Bastian Siedel says the level of care available to these men is a serious concern to Australian doctors. RANZCP President Dr Kym Jenkins says
RACP President Dr Catherine Yelland reminds you that
This week, one of the refugees on Manus reported:
After 4.5 years of imprisonment with inadequate hygiene and food, limited water and close living conditions, with many also suffering mental illness and pain and infections from untreated wounds, the men on Manus Island need to be free, safe and to have intensive specialised care to become well again.