How I became a fan of primary health networks

And no, it's not just because I'm a member of a PHN board

Aside from Labor’s effective (but inaccurate) ‘Mediscare’ campaign in the run-up to the last federal election, recent polls have been largely devoid of discussions around health policy.

The recent history of both Coalition and Labor governments — in terms of what they delivered rather than what they promised — shows that neither did much beyond containing costs by capping Medicare payments.