Sprogis’ promise as interim AMLA chair: I’ll fight for more ML funds

Dr Sprogis, who previously criticised AGPN for failing to convince Canberra to commit more funding to MLs, said he would instil a sense of “urgency” in the federal government and in the health department as he rallied them to “decentralise” control of primary care and shift it into MLs.

He said his first move would be to “search through all the expenditures in the primary health care area and ask ‘what is the good reason not to hand these things over?’”

While MLs were administering some parts of after hours care, mental health and e-health, he said the 62 new

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