Was the BEACH too hot for Turnbull?

One of Australia’s most important GP research outfits has been forced to close. Tessa Hoffman investigates.

The future of primary care research — the research which is meant to help guide care, interventions and rational health policy — looks bleak after what appears to be a systematic defunding of its organisations.

The best-known of the casualties has been the BEACH, or Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health