GPs face eight more months of COVID-19-related health issues

Melbourne GP Associate Professor Christopher Pearce is warning that a third wave of chronic disease patients returning for overdue care will be seen in August through to January next year

GPs will be at the forefront of managing the ongoing impact of COVID-19 for at least another eight months as restrictions ease and chronic disease patients return for overdue care, says a leading GP and health informatics expert.

Professor Christopher Pearce.

Adjunct Associate Professor Christopher Pearce, from the department of general practice at Monash University