Former RACGP president backs Health Care Homes

A former RACGP president has called on the profession to embrace Health Care Homes  just week after the current college chief urged GPs not to sign up to the scheme unless it was delayed.

Writing in the Australian newspaper on Friday Professor Claire Jackson (pictured), who is now director of the Centres for Primary Care Reform Research Excellence, says the reform "is an advance whose time has come" for the country's "struggling" healthcare system.

However, she goes on to say that for some it will be "challenging" and to be a