The RACGP wants to turn its membership into a political fighting force ahead of the federal election in a bid to make GP funding a core issue for voters.

In a video address sent to members on Tuesday, college president Dr Harry Nespolon challenged GPs to speak to at least one politician and one patient about the issues facing general

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If you relied on the MBS, you could be forgiven for thinking that public…
When I was a young GP in the small country town of West Wyalong in Central West…
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