Why doctors have called for a delay in the implementation of the Health Care Homes.
I came across this joke on Facebook. It’s very applicable to general practice!
There is something seriously wrong with the priorities here…
Bulk billing statistics only tell part of the story.
The Minister for Health issued an interesting warning for GPs
Many practices will soon have to determine a fair and equitable fee based on increasing practice costs.
The Australian fee-for-system hasn’t done a bad job.
Performance based payment of doctors is not without risks…
As we speak, around Australia GP practices are increasing their fees…
Dark clouds are gathering as the frustration about the patient Medicare rebate freeze rises.
The world upside down? Visits to the doctor will become more expensive, whereas pharmacies will deal with health problems.
The new RACGP vision reflects the increasing focus on chronic disease management, while still rewarding acute care.
My call to action to colleagues, the colleges and the AMA is simple: please make things easier for all parties involved.
When co-payments for medications increase, more people stop their treatment
Australia is not making good use of its medical workforce as doctors are drowning in red tape.
About 1,500 UK doctors move to Australia and New Zealand each year, and it seems they have good reasons not to go back.
The Pharmacy Guild’s strategy will create a backlash and in the end nobody will be better off.
Universal healthcare vs a ‘user pays’ system – according to Gold Coast GP Dr Andrew Rees.
Private health insurers should be kept at arm’s length.
The Netherlands is topping the international healthcare charts. Here’s how the Dutch did it…