Move to merge GPET and HWA not welcome by doctor groups

RACGP president Dr Liz Marles said the move would risk destabilising general practice training when Australia needs to build its primary care workforce.

“Investment in a well-trained general practice workforce is the key to delivering a high quality, cost efficient and accessible healthcare system,” she said. 

Dr Marles singled out the Prevocational General Practice Placements Program, which gives junior