Coalition health policy welcomed by doctors

To include $52.5 million to expand general practice facilities for teaching and supervision, and $119 million to double practice incentive payments for teaching , the plan was welcomed immediately by doctor groups. If implemented, it would allow practices to apply for grants of up to $300,000.

The Coalition has also pledged $46.4 million to accelerate the implementation of biennial bowel cancer screening for people aged 50—74 by 2020, while also promising to develop a new National Diabetes Strategy.

There would also be a $35