Tensions rise over GP training

“There’s been a number of different models proposed by the Department of Health, and the discussion has been around the corporates having one RTP across the nation,” GP Supervisors Australia chair Dr Bruce Willett told MO.

Commenting ahead of the department’s announcement of RTP boundaries, expected by March, Dr Willett reflected growing tension about corporate involvement in registrar training.

Speculation about corporates positioning for a leading role in GP training has persisted since the federal budget, which — in addition to the abolition of GPET and the addition of 300