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Patient stuck in NSW faces bureaucratic nightmare to cross Queensland border for cancer treatment

Health officials insist the Magnetic Island man, who went to be with his dying mother, cannot drive to hotel quarantine due to the risk posed by toilet breaks en route

After three months stranded in New South Wales, Michael O’Keeffe was finally granted a medical exemption to return to Queensland for specialist surgery on life threatening skin cancers.

But his bureaucratic nightmare continues as health officials insist the Magnetic Island man does not drive across the border to enter hotel quarantine, citing the risk of him taking toilet breaks along the way.

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