Productive talks held by AMA Council of General Practice

27 Feb 2014

The AMA Council of General Practice held its first meeting for 2014 over the 22-23 February weekend. The Council considered the AMA’s position on a number of significant GP issues including:

  • Proposal for a co-payment for GP visits and GP financing more generally;
  • Medical deputising services and the existing AMA position statement;
  • The future role of primary health care organisations in Australia;
  • Teaching in general practice and how it can be better supported; and
  • The benefits of integrating pharmacists into general practice.