Minister to share vision at annual GP registrar forum

Ms Plibersek is expected to share her vision on the direction of healthcare in Australia and what is in store for GPs, while other speakers will address handling retirement transitions in a practice, filling long-vacant roles in rural areas and driving change in e-health.

GPRA CEO Amit Vohra said there had never been a more exciting time in health.

“With a new minister for health and a resurgent interest in primary care... general practice is at a crossroad; from a cornucopia of new recruits into medicine, to the paucity of medical educators and supervisors, the industry is faced with opportunities and challenges like never before,” Mr Vohra said.

The theme for the conference is ‘General practice in the HOT seat’, and the event will feature an interactive forum where industry leaders will field questions from delegates.

This year, for the first time, the BNL program will be available on Medical Observer’s new