Taking the reins to keep general practice strong

My experience as a practising GP and GP supervisor, educator and member of the RACGP council for the past four years has made me well aware of both the challenges and the opportunities that are before us now.

Governments around the world are realising investment in primary care results in better health outcomes in terms of morbidity and mortality, while the associated cost-efficiencies grow ever more enticing.

This should not surprise us – after all, as GPs we know our