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The Changing Standards
Current Issues Facing General Practitioners
This page lists some of the issues facing GPs today. The hyperlinks go to essays on some of these topics. Please note that some of these pages are in the early state of development.
Rentals to pathology companies
The government is seeking to restrict free market negotiations between pahology providers and general practice owners.
A line in the sand
It is time to draw a line in the sand to define what GPs do and what others should not do.
AHPRA is working towards a program to ensure the competancy of all Australian doctors
The effect of excessive paperwork on general practice
Non-indexation of Medicare rebates
The Medicare rebates have been frozen.
The de-skilling of general practitioners
Changes to the Medicare rebates
Privatisation of Medicare
Changes to the medical standards set by the Medical Board of Australia
The proposed 5th RACGP standards
The Changing Face of General Practice
General practice itself is evolving over time.
Fragmentation of health care.
Many other groups are vying to take on what GPs do best.
My Health Record
Proivate health insurance seeking to change its involvement