GP research black hole threatens primary care

A huge gap has emerged in general practice research that puts the future of primary care policy in jeopardy, GP academics are warning.

Earlier this month, the 18-year old BEACH project became the latest in a list of GP research organisations to lose Federal Government funding, with the University of Sydney-based centre set to close its doors for good at the end of June. 

The Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute lost its funding in 2015, and the Primary Health Care Research and Information Service has been