Maintain after-hours payments or service will drop: GPs

The request comes just two weeks ahead of the 1 July deadline for MLs to assume responsibility for the administration and funding of after-hours services from the Commonwealth.

Speaking to MO after a meeting of GP umbrella body United General Practice Australia (UGPA) today, RDAA CEO Jenny Johnson said the transition to local governance of after-hours services had created significant variation in arrangements and confusion among practices.

“We need to maintain the