GP practices needing more intensive support, warns PHN

Western NSW PHN says a third of practices in the region require intensive outside help.
Andrew Coe.

GPs are increasingly in need of external support to run their practices as they struggle to keep up with Medicare billing requirements and other red tape, a primary health network says.

The Western NSW Primary Health Network (PHN) says one-third of the 110 practices in its region require intensive support for back-office admin.