So what are PHNs doing for general practice?

For one, they commission a range of critical services to which GPs refer their patients

There was a typically robust debate on Medical Observer sister website Australian Doctor recently, sparked by an article with the headline: “What do primary health networks do? They channel billions of health dollars, that's what.”


As chair of a PHN, I welcome constructive debate and discussion on whether PHNs are adding value to general practice, to patients and to the