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No partnership ‘myth buster’ can escape the truth about funding


Christine you'd better adjust your time frame if you're thinking of coming to Australia, there isn't much of a doctor shortage down here any more and in many metro areas there is a surplus..meaning dwindling income as you are paid on a fee for item of service basis. GPs are about to come off the Skilled Occupation List. New Zealand is still short, Canada is now the 'New Australia'- its colder but if you love winter sports you'll be fine! The main issue is that General practice has become crappy everywhere, globally the emphasis is on privatisation and specialisation. Medicine has become an industry to make money for private companies, and public health general practice doesn't fit the vision of the politicians and business people who are calling the shots..... we are no longer our T+Cs to those of specialists..... only the gullible would consider General Practice for a career now.

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27 Oct 2018

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