RACGP sounds alarm over Fed Govt’s scope of practice review

The next phase of the review is starting in April.
Dr Nicole Higgins.

The RACGP is worried that the Federal Government is barrelling towards a UK-style health system based on its scope of practice review, which will start issuing policy options next month. 

The review, called ‘Unleashing the Potential of our Health Workforce’, published its first so-called issues paper in January this year, which hinted at changes like allied health referrals to non-GP specialists.