Are GP registrars facing bonded servitude?

The radical rethink on training GP registrars have some worried for the future. Australian Doctor investigates.

The question was simple enough — is the Federal Government planning to force registrars to stump up their own cash for their training?

Initially, the look of pained confusion on the face of David Hallinan, a first assistant secretary at the Department of Health, was difficult to read. But it turned out it was pained confusion caused by bewilderment as to why anyone would assume the government