Home is where health is – not yet but it should be

These descriptors resonate closely with the college’s vision for general practice 2020 (www.racgp.org.au/healthreform/34910) – and are well supported by a depth of evidence suggesting the features of a medical home are key to strengthening primary health care and ensuring a sustainable general practice of the future.

As a GP, I have seen first-hand the benefits of entering into a long-term professional relationship with patients. Continuing and coordinated care ensures patient health outcomes are