Looming GP shortage sparks call for urgent reform

Diversion of overseas training doctors to rural areas will have 'unintended consequences' for patients in urban areas, says Henry Bateman, CEO of Cornerstone Health

Australia is headed for a shortage of more than 9000 GPs in the next decade, largely driven by restrictions on overseas doctors working in urban areas, a new analysis has found.

Looming GP shortage sparks call for urgent reform
Henry Bateman, CEO and founder of Cornerstone Health

Demand for GP services is set to increase by nearly 38% between now and 2030 (139.8 million to 192.1 million services).

But the number of GPs entering the workforce won

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