GPs to cut back aged care visits due to time, funding constraints, reveals survey

Eileen Wood
August 8 2018 - 2:30pm
AMA president Tony Bartone . Photo: Alex Ellinghausen.
AMA president Tony Bartone . Photo: Alex Ellinghausen.

CASH-strapped doctors are threatening to stop visiting sick, elderly residents in nursing homes, citing poor Medicare fees and a lack of trained nurses.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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