‘It’s the after-hours entrepreneurs that are concerning’


Things are heating up in the after-hours industry. Are cuts on the way? We speak to the Vice-President of the GP Deputising Association, Nic Richardson.

Newspaper headlines shouted this week about the Federal Health Minister’s investigation into the after-hours industry, amid newspaper allegations of poor quality care and patient misery.

In an alleged exclusive, Sydney’s Daily Telegraph splashed the news across its front page that some 60% of Medicare-funded after-hours services were being provided