Super clinic deadline looms and 12 still not open

The Federal Government has just seven weeks to open 12 GP super clinics if it is to meet its formally pledged deadline.

Two years ago the Federal Health Department had said that it expected the first wave of 36 super clinics would be fully operational by June 30 this year.

Of the 12 clinics yet to be fully operational, Australian Doctor has been told that:

  • four are providing early services and are under construction
  • three are providing early services from existing GP premises while planning is