My message to all new GP practice owners

An openness to learn and be led is key to making it work

Australia is home to about 6800 accredited general practices and over the last two years every one of them has faced tough times.

Dr Todd Cameron.

The pandemic brought with it huge burdens: the intense mental health pressures on staff, chronic workforce shortages, the complexities of telehealth care along with all those more familiar heartsinks — inadequate funding, bureaucracy and government policy.