GPs on their own with long COVID patients as specialist clinics close down, RACP warns

The physicians’ college is also calling for diagnosis and management guidelines for GPs.
Sarah Simpkins
Dr Jennifer Mann.

GPs are being left to pick up the pieces in the wake of long COVID clinics shutting their doors and funding for the services drying up, the college of physicians is warning.

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) said that despite a national parliamentary inquiry recommending clinics stay open in every state, funding has already been pulled and many have reduced capacity or closed completely.