Australian Medical Association Tasmania call for changes to Medicare bulk billing

Andrew Chounding
October 4 2021 - 3:00am
High stress working conditions are keeping GPs away
High stress working conditions are keeping GPs away

The shortage of general practitioners in the state has been compounded by graduates looking for less stressful specialities as high patient numbers and an outdated Medicare system push doctors away from the field.

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Andrew Chounding

Andrew Chounding

Journalist & Health Reporter, The Examiner

An experienced multi-platform journalist focusing on the issues that impact health in Tasmania. With a background in social research and public policy, health reporting for Andrew is about ensuring the best health outcomes for the Northern Tasmanian community. Contact Andrew at: or 0437 358 262

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