Health Minister invites GP for a cuppa to chat about mental health

Sussan Ley has taken to Twitter to invite a Queensland GP, who is worried about her looming mental health reforms, around for a “cuppa” and a chat.

Last week the Federal Government revealed its shake-up of the Better Access for Mental Health scheme, the core funding mechanism for GP mental health care for the last ten years.

While there is no new funding, the revamp will allow those with severe and chronic conditions to “cash out” Medicare to pay for bespoke care package