Published Articles

PIP threatened for GP practices with safety lapses

But they'll be able to seek accreditation if they reduce risks immediately.
10 September 2018

Ridiculous: GPs angry at 'ethical dilemma' policy in new practice standards

Practice owners say they will have to spend thousands of dollars developing “ridiculous” written policies on ethical dilemmas and specialist fees in order to meet the RACGP’s new practice standards
23 July 2018

Patients' negative reviews edited out of GP booking site

Australia’s largest booking website for GP clinics has defended editing negative patient reviews so that only positive accounts make it online
12 June 2018

Watch: Health department video tries to explain the Health Care Home policy

Explaining to patients exactly why they should sign up to Health Care Homes could be hardest part.
11 January 2018

GP and practice owner in waiting-room brawl

A waiting-room brawl between a practice owner and another GP saw blood spilled in full view of patients.
03 August 2017

One winner from the Medicare freeze? Debt collectors

A medical debt collector is crediting the Medicare freeze with driving a boom in the number of GPs coming to him for restitution.
18 July 2017

Practices that missed targets asked to give back e-PIP cash

The Department of Health is preparing to send in the debt collectors.
25 April 2017