Training shortfall: Return to GP rotations a 'perfect solution'

WITH South Australia unable to promise all its domestic medical graduates training places beyond next year, the RACGP is urging a return to general practice rotations for interns.

SA may become the first state to renege on an agreement with the commonwealth to supply internships for its full cohort of Australian graduates in 2017, according to the Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA). 

Figures from Adelaide and Flinders universities project shortages of 22 training places for domestic graduates in 2017 and 39 in 2018, not including fee-paying