Membership structure the ‘weak link’ in MLs

AML Alliance chair Dr Arn Sprogis, who took the role after the health department had approved all 62 MLs’ membership arrangements, also warned the disparity could affect the setting up of crucial programs such as after hours care.

It came amid GPs’ complaints that some MLs are allowing individual memberships – thus individual votes – while GPs in other MLs are required to give up their individual membership and instead take an ‘organisational’ membership, effectively denying them their own vote on services