They're back: Peter Dutton and Sussan Ley

Ex-health ministers, both pollies presided over the health portfolio during some of the darkest days of general practice

To outsiders, a life in politics seems a nasty, brutal and usually short existence best avoided if only to protect one’s sanity and self-esteem.

Liberal Party leader Peter Dutton
Liberal Party leader Peter Dutton.

But there are those who survive, and those who even flourish. 

And it seems that a stint as federal Minister for Health offers some sort of powerful