GPs call for fitness-to-drive toolkit

Writing in the MJA, they say GPs need an objective measure of driving fitness to help 'preserve relationships' with patients

GPs have called for the development of a toolkit for fitness-to-drive assessments, to help guide doctors in a role that still gives “sleepless nights”.

Associate Professor Katharine Wallis.

Associate Professor Katharine Wallis, a Gold Coast GP and academic, says making decisions about whether an older patient should stay on the road remains one of the most challenging parts of general