General Practice

The Patient-Centred Medical Home (PCMH) model is associated with high-performing primary care and provides a framework for transforming general practice to deliver more person-centred care....

‘A report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shines a light on just how misleading bulk-billing figures can be’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. ‘...

Information on end-of-life care in the primary care setting is difficult to obtain—which makes it difficult to support primary health practitioners in providing optimal care for patients and their families, says the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

The majority of end-of-life care is provided in the community by general practitioners and other primary care services, whether they recognise end-of-life or not.

This Issues Brief from the Deeble Institute of Health Policy Research makes...

‘It’s now almost certain that patients will have less access to care as the Government moves to restrict use of MBS items for urgent after-hours care to general practitioners working predominantly in the in-hours period’, says Alison Verhoeven, Chief...

‘The Australian healthcare system and patients will be poorly served by restricting use of urgent MBS items only to general practitioners working predominantly in the in-hours period’, says Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare...