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Why You Need A Retainer Payment As A GP

Whether you're looking for a GP position as a new fellow of the college, or you are an experienced GP, remuneration is going to be an important consideration for your next job. As background, General Practitioners in Australia are generally…
Red Tape Tangle
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The Red Tape Tangle Of Medicare

This week, there has been parliamentary attention towards the incredible waiting list for additional location provider numbers in Australia for doctors. As a medical recruitment agency, we talk to Medicare every day to follow up on provider…
Dr Michael Tam
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Specialty Spotlight - General Practice - Dr Michael Tam

Dr Michael Tam is a General Practitioner, currently a Staff Specialist in General Practice, General Practice Unit (Fairfield Hospital) and a Conjoint Senior Lecturer, UNSW Australia.   Thanks for joining us for this discussion, Michael.…
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Cost of doctor visits putting off rural Australians: report

In some parts of Australia, two to three times more people are avoiding seeing their doctor because they can’t afford it, according to figures released today. A report by the National Health Performance Authority shows that in 2013-14,…
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What you should expect from your GP

Australia spent $16 billion on GP-related health care in 2012-13. That’s about $690 for each person. Given that our public health system means each of us is paying for health care through our taxes, what should we expect from our doctors? Generally,…