The bush still underserved for specialist trainee positions, RACP says

Government funds welcome but more places and supervisors are needed, president says
Professor John Wilson.

The four-year extension of training places for specialists announced by the Federal Government last week will boost access to non-GP services in regional areas but will not fully address shortages, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians says.

Last week, the government announced a $708.6 million package to fund 920 full-time equivalent (FTE) training places annually until 2026.