GP supervisors warn registrars against salary push

The single employer model could come with 'unexpected consequences', says GPSA

GP registrars in later years could end up being worse off under government salaries than their current contracts, a supervisors’ body has warned. 


A motion calling for GP registrars to be employed under a single employer contract received overwhelming support at the AMA national conference last month.

It was proposed as a potential solution to the problem of GP registrars taking big cuts in pay and conditions after entering general practice when Dr Rosalind Forward, a registrar in Perth, revealed she took a $25,000 pay