After hours care will ensure all have access

The idea of having after hours services as a major national program is a good one – the ideal of all people having access to a similar level of service in the difficult after hours period, when not all providers are easily available, resonates in the community. Organising a region-wide service fits well with the concept of an ML and its capacity for managing a regional system of care.

The government has increased existing funding in every region for this after hours system, which should mean improved services in every region of Australia. So why the