Seeing the upside of handballing to general practice

Early exposure through medical school placements, the John Flynn Placement Program and then a Prevocational General Practice Placement Program rotation gave me some idea of what the job entails.

In my first term as a GP registrar, I’m coming to terms with the depth of knowledge required, the diversity of presentations, and the importance of effective communication.

In the hospital, when doing discharge summaries, there was often the approach of “we’ll get the GP to follow up on