Medical politics

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Greg Hunt’s vision for Health Care Homes 2.0: fewer patients for longer

Minister for Health Greg Hunt says the next version of Health Care Homes will focus on allowing GPs to “see fewer patients for longer”.
12 July 2018

Let GPs charge a fee on bulk-billed consults to end funding crisis, says next RACGP president

The RACGP’s president-elect says he will push for GPs to be allowed to charge a fee on top of bulk-billed consults
11 July 2018

It's official: The next president of the RACGP

The RACGP’s new president has pledged to scrap PLAN as a mandatory element of QI&CPD and signalled he will take a more aggressive line with the Federal Government when he takes office later this year
03 July 2018

Greg Hunt finally speaks with us... and he's got a new plan for GPs

Our meeting has been a long time coming, but Minister for Health Greg Hunt wastes no time in getting to the flattery
29 June 2018

Q&A: College presidential hopeful Dr Harry Nespolon

The campaign to become next RACGP president is under way with three candidates fighting the election – we talk to the GPs vying for the top role
21 June 2018

Q&A: College presidential hopeful Dr Bruce Willett

The campaign to become next RACGP president is under way with three candidates fighting the election – we talk to the GPs vying for the top role
19 June 2018

Q&A: College presidential hopeful Dr Jagadish Krishnan

The campaign to become next RACGP president is under way with three candidates fighting the election – we talk to the GPs vying for the top role
18 June 2018

Meet your three college presidential candidates

The RACGP has announced that three candidates are running for president of the college, with voting due to begin late next week
13 June 2018

Vale Dr Bruce Shepherd AM: 'A giant of the profession'

Former AMA president Dr Bruce Shepherd will be remembered as a pioneer of services for children with hearing loss.
06 June 2018