Listen to A New Medicare53:0118 December 2022

Peter Breadon, Director of the Health and Aged Care Program at the Grattan Institute, and Danielle Romanes, Visiting Fellow at the Grattan Institute, canvass their report 'A new Medicare: strengthening general practice' and discuss the reform needed to give more patients better care and boost GPs’ job satisfaction; Jennifer Rasanathan, Primary Care Physician and Clinical Editor of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), shares some light-hearted research from the Christmas edition of the BMJ; and the team discuss the Dying With Dignity Victoria survey, examine the renaming of monkeypox, and unpack the reduction in Medicare-rebated psychology sessions. With presenters Dr Nick, Prudence Dear, and Dr Band.


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