Govt will keep funding psych support for GPs

After reports emerged last week that GP Psych Support, run by the RACGP since 2006, would lose funding at the end of October, new health minister Peter Dutton blamed the former Labor government for allowing the funding to lapse and said he would continue to support the program.

“This has been another legacy of the former government leaving a program without funding,” a spokesperson for Mr Dutton said.

“However, in this case I am continuing to fund this important program for another year.”

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