GP urgent care clinics: A reincarnation of the GP super clinic stuff-up?

AusDoc examines whether Labor's big election pledge is the old policy dressed in a different cape

GP urgent care clinics — so far, it’s the only substantive GP policy to surface during the election campaign. 

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The Labor Party wants to open 50 of them to ease pressures on EDs.

But, is this, as the AMA has suggested, the return of GP super clinics: the health policy dubbed one of the worst of the past 20 years by AusDoc? 

We compare and contrast the two of them.

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