Push to pay outer metro GPs more

A proposal to extend annual rural doctor incentives to outer metropolitan GPs has been welcomed by some GP leaders, but the RDAA says it “would destroy rural practice”.

The Western Sydney Regional Organistion of Councils published a report today highlighting the health gap between the area and the rest of Sydney.

The report shows there is one GP per 1049 residents in greater western Sydney, compared with one per 754 in the city’s north, east and south — despite