Turnstile, cream-skim medicine? RACGP hits back at Pharmacy Guild

President Dr Harry Nespolon responds to the lobby group's attack on GPs
Dr Harry Nespolon
Dr Harry Nespolon.

Last week, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, the lobby group for pharmacy owners, decided to take a swing at general practice.

According to its NSW president David Heffernan, some GPs were operating turnstiles, filling time slots with easy, five minute “low-morbidity clients” to generate cash on the MBS.