GPs left with $62,000 repayment plan after working for debt-ridden corporate

The corporate's owner is still trying to recruit GPs through his new company.
Dr Barri Phatarfod.

GPs owed a collective $186,000 from debt-ridden corporate I-Medical Australia will be paid one-third of the amount, with one doctor saying the saga has tarnished rural locum work.

I-Medical Australia only launched in March last year before opening bulk-billing clinics in WA towns Kalgoorlie and Norseman, yet it soon faced financial trouble.