Hundreds of GPs with extra mental health training are not taking advantage of the higher Medicare rebates on offer because…
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That a 20-minute mental health consultation attracts a lower rebate than any other 20-minute GP consultation ($75.80 vs $76…
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The official bulk-billing rate for a standard level B consultation is now 80.1% — a drop of 2.5% over the past 12 months,…
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One of our articles last week carried a blunt headline that seems to have struck a chord: Dear specialist, I'm a GP, not…
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Dear Professor Hickie, I had always thought that, of all the specialists GPs work alongside, psychiatrists were the most…
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A stoush between GPs and Professor Ian Hickie over monitoring mental health patients has deepened, with the prominent…
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Ten GP practices owned by Tristar Medical Group will close their doors today.  Administrator McGrathNicol says it failed to…
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