Audit shows super clinic woes

In a long-awaited report, sparked by a request from AMA president Dr Steve Hambleton, Auditor-General Ian McPhee also said super clinics were struggling to attract and keep staff, were beset by planning delays, and were established without prior “value for money” testing.

He also said they reported to the health department on “qualitative and descriptive” rather than measurable terms.

The Opposition immediately seized on the document, which was tabled in parliament