Doctors reportedly unpaid as GP corporate in 'financial stress'

Tristar Medical Group has allegedly been failing to pay staff and suppliers on time

Australia’s largest rural GP corporate has reportedly been in "financial stress" and has been struggling to pay its doctors, staff and suppliers.

Dr Khaled El-Sheikh
Dr Khaled El-Sheikh.

Tristar Medical Group operates about 50 bulk-billing clinics in every state and territory except WA.

Its managing director, GP Dr Khaled El-Sheikh, has been labelled “the Dr Ed Bateman of the bush” for his ability to bring IMG doctors on limited registration