Consider the care that is required of you to manage common and acute and chronic conditions such as myocardial infarction, diabetes, alcohol and other drug use, asthma, chronic back pain, family and domestic violence, mental illness, chlamydia infection, rheumatoid arthritis, and obesity.
- What would be reasonable for you to take on as a rural GP, locum GP, GP with an extended skill, solo GP, or a GP working in hospital or residential aged care setting?
- What are your limits? What could you take on safely, and when / how would you use the expertise of others in your practice setting / local region / state-based support?
- What resources might be helpful for a solo, locum or rural GP before setting up your practice?