‘If we don’t do it, someone else will’: RACGP president calls on GPs to support patient enrolment

Dr Nicole Higgins connected MyMedicare to a review of health workers' scope of practice.
Dr Nicole Higgins addresses the WONCA World Conference 2023 in Sydney.

Pharmacists and nurse practitioners will have more leverage to take on core GP roles if the MyMedicare patient enrolment scheme fails, the RACGP president says. 

At the WONCA World Conference 2023 last week, Dr Nicole Higgins described patient enrolment as a way of “leading patients to GPs”.