Prominent GP calls for 24-hour national strike

It's time to mobilise doctors' frustration and protest about the 'dumbing down' of primary care, says Dr Con Costa

The GP leader of a radical pro-Medicare doctors’ lobby says the profession should hold a 24-hour national strike.

Doctors Reform Society vice-president Dr Con Costa is calling for GPs to take industrial action to head off “attempts at health privatisation” by both major parties.