Letters

Australian GPs are beginning battle faced by other countries

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7356.167 (Published 20 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:167
  1. Laurence A Malcolm, professor emeritus. (laurence.malcolm@cyberxpress.co.nz)
  1. Aotearoa Health, RD1 Lyttelton, New Zealand

    EDITOR—It is fascinating that Australian doctors, though keen to manage public money to ensure that their personal incomes are maximised, are reluctant to engage in managing public money to achieve better outcomes for their patients.1 Thompson is right in saying in her rapid response to Zinn's piece that general practitioners will receive no financial benefits and that the …

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