New GPs to be bonded to corporates under rumoured deal

EXCLUSIVE: Newly qualified GPs would be bonded to work for corporates for several years under a rumoured deal being negotiated between the Federal Government and industry.

Australian Doctor has been told that large corporates are in talks with the government over a deal that would see them train a volume of GP registrars cheaply in exchange for being allowed to impose a 'return of service' obligation on them once they gain fellowship.

The Department of Health has denied there are any negotiations