Teaching practices lose $163,000 for every GP registrar: study

Researchers have modelled costs and revenue across each registrar term

GP practices taking on registrars are collectively losing millions each year, with the supervision of a trainee in their first term costing more than $52,000, a new study suggests.

Dr Nicole Higgins
GPSA chair Dr Nicole Higgins.

The cost–revenue analysis was done to assess the sustainability of GP supervision.

Researchers from the University of Adelaide and the regional training provider GPEx