No new funding for GPs ‘astounds’ AMA
In a submission in response to the document, AMA vice president Professor Geoff Dobb said the body endorsed the framework in principle but was “astounded that the whole strategy is currently based on there being no new funding to support primary care over the next three years”.
“It defies logic for governments to shift a
greater patient care burden onto the primary care sector without a single dollar of
new funding,” Professor Dobb said.
In its submission the AMA also called for the