Call to keep chronic disease funding

Representatives of all United General Practice Australia (UGPA) member groups – including the AMA, RACGP, and RDAA – made the plea following a meeting in Canberra last week amid concerns general practice management of chronic disease could face similar cuts to those inflicted on the Better Access initiative in 2011.

A department spokeswoman did not confirm the deadline for the review but said the department would “consider suggestions that improve the care