'Why I had to quit Northern Queensland PHN': Dr Nicole Higgins

The GP says it has become entangled in a web of 'influential organisations, institutions and relationships'

The GP whose resignation from the Northern Queensland Primary Health Network board triggered a government investigation into its governance says the network has become a "tangled web of influential organisations, institutions and relationships".

Dr Nicole Higgins
Dr Nicole Higgins.

In recent weeks, the primary health network (PHN) has seen the resignation of its chair because of potential conflicts of