GP supervisors: 'We lose $19 for every hour we teach'

The lobby group representing supervisors says it wants a new MBS item for GP supervision

GP supervisors lose around $19 for every hour they spend teaching registrars rather than consulting patients, according to General Practice Supervisors Australia.

Dr Nicole Higgins
Dr Nicole Higgins.

The claim is based on the maximum allowance for teaching set by the federal Department of Health measured against the revenue generated by a supervisor when they see four