'GPs are scared and with reason': Is the $25 COVID-19 bonus an insult?

Reaction to the Federal Government's new MBS item has been negative, and it isn't just the rebate

“GPs are worried about COVID-19, but it has just got scarier because the federal Minister for Health has told millions of people they can visit a general practice if they test positive.”

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal
Dr Mukesh Haikerwal.

This is Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, a veteran of the Melbourne lockdowns and a GP who has never shied away at railing against governments and the failures to support frontline