What does the future hold for general practice?
EVER wondered what the future of general practice will look like in 10, 20 or even 50 years’ time?
Who will provide primary healthcare? How will patients receive services? Will our health system enjoy sustainability?
While health professionals, politicians and community members embark on a healthy debate into potential models for future general practice to best meet community needs, most don’t need convincing that the general practice structure is already changing.
GPs face new demands brought on by factors including an ageing and growing population and an increased presentation of more complex healthcare needs.
As the question of sustainability looms, GPs are feeling the heat of increased workload pressures. Government health reforms have already done much to address this escalating issue and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future for general practice.
I believe the future of high quality