Why GPs are the slow-boiling frogs of the health system

ANALYSIS: Annual incomes are down. What then is the cure?
doctor money

The income issue is the general practice version of the slow-boiling frog.

Calculated before tax but after practice expenses, the latest figures show that annual incomes dropped 3% between 2016 and 2017 — the final year when the Medicare rebate freeze was in full effect.