Call for research into everyday practice

Leading GPs are behind a new push for more Federally-funded clinical research to answer some of the major questions in general practice, such as whether care plans improve patient outcomes.

Professor Mark Harris of the department of general practice at the University of NSW, together with MJA editor Dr Annette Katelaris, and several other doctors, is organising a summit that will push for new funding streams for clinical research.

It follows an article in the MJA last month by Dr John Zalcberg, a Melbourne oncologist, calling