Govt backs away from after-hours plan

The federal government has backed away from a decision to axe its After Hours GP Helpline to cater for Australians who can’t see a GP outside regular hours.

The much-criticised phone service will be revamped to play a safety-net role in the overhaul of after-hours primary care, according Health Minister Sussan Ley.

She says the government remains committed to providing

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