Beyond Burnout: Supporting our General Practitioners
Over the past decade policy and program interventions have been aimed at improving the distribution of, and access to GPs with the majority focusing on financial incentives. These rarely mention the elements of GP job design that may make it a less desirable career option.
Our research reveals seven key areas that must be addressed to reverse the decline in the number of GPs available to deliver care in Australia’s primary health system. These are highlighted below:
Our report, Beyond Burnout: Supporting our General Practitioners analyses the elements of GP job design, beyond funding and provides recommendation for Government and policymakers to ensure that we avoid our GPs from burning out.
Managing Director, Evohealth
Senior Advisor, Evohealth