A young GP explains: Why I'm taking the plunge into practice ownership

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Are younger GPs really turning their backs on practice ownership? Dr Nicole Higgins, a Queensland GP who has just opened a new clinic in Mackay, explains why she is taking the plunge.


Dr Nicole Higgins: I’m at the stage of my career where I’m quite established. My children are 12, 10, and eight. So it was a good time for me to step out on my own. Also, I had wonderful mentorships, which helped me develop what I wanted to do. I am a medical educator by background, so I wanted to turn this into the best teaching

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