Medicare Local board sacked in ‘hostile takeover’

The board and CEO of a Medicare Local in South Australia have been ousted from their positions after an unexpected 'putsch' by a division of general practice.

Today it was claimed that members of the Adelaide Northern Division of General Practice "forcibly" entered the headquarters of the Northern Adelaide Medicare Local late at night on December 20th.

The locks were apparently changed and by 9am the following day, the staff and CEO of the Medicare Local when they turned up were prevented from working.

Seven members