GP pilot program to take load off hospital EDs

It's a smart way to fill appointment gaps, says participating GP Dr Mike Civil

Perth general practices will take on more urgent care cases under a pilot program aimed at reducing the strain on hospital EDs.

Dr Mike Civil
GP Urgent Care participating GP Dr Mike Civil addresses the media.

When WA Health’s GP Urgent Care Clinic Network pilot rolls out on 10 September, 133 metropolitan practices will be available for urgent but non-life-threatening cases between 8am and 8pm.

Among the