General Practitioners need to receive fair recompense for the health care we provide. After years of withstanding the gradual undermining of the Specialty by successive governments, we cannot expect General Practice to survive on its current trajectory. We need to set our own terms and our own fees in order to ensure General Practitioners can continue to provide excellent health care.
At each point in the primary health care system there are currently people who are dying, or suffering losses which would otherwise have been prevented. Those losses create exponential costs and disruptions to the functioning of families and communities in Australa