Former RACGP president quits as GP supervisor over Govt reforms

One of the country’s most senior GP supervisors has quit the role in disgust over the Federal Government's attempts to "cut general practice to the bone”.

On Thursday Dr Chris Mitchell (pictured) said he would cease supervising registrars, after 25 years in the role, to take a stand against successive decisions damaging general practice.

“General practice is under the pump and we need to send a clear message to government it is unacceptable to continue to carve funding out of general practice,” said Dr Mitchell, who practises in