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Vulnerable Australians missing out on healthcare as insufficient Medicare rebate drives GP shortage

  • Cohealth, a not-for-profit community health organisation, fails to provide its street doctor service due to the GP shortage.
  • The organisation’s CBD clinics are without free spaces leading to a lack of healthcare services for vulnerable Australians.
  • Nurse Vaan Phongsavan identifies the significance for patients to see a GP for scripts, cervical screenings, or full checkups.
  • Also, Cohealth introduced its Modernise Medicare campaign calling for additional funding for lengthy consultations.

Vulnerable Australians missing out on healthcare as insufficient Medicare rebate drives GP shortage

Vulnerable Australians missing out on healthcare as insufficient Medicare rebate drives GP shortage

www.theguardian.com
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