Greg Hunt hits back at Australian Doctor

The Health Minister has defended his government's scheme to place junior doctors in rural practices

Greg Hunt has defended the Federal Government's scheme to put junior doctors in rural general practices, declaring it will be "safe" for doctors and patients.

Greg Hunt
Minister for Health Greg Hunt. Photo: Steve Christo.

He also says recent criticisms of the scheme are a misrepresentation.

ACRRM and the RACGP have sounded the alarm about the More Doctors for Rural Australia Program, which allows junior doctors to obtain