27 August 2018


Australian GPs welcome Minister Hunt back to the Health Ministry

News Media Releases August 2018 Australian GPs welcome Minister Hunt back to the Health Ministry

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) welcomes the return of Greg Hunt MP to the role of Federal Health Minister, following last night’s announcement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

RACGP President-elect Dr Harry Nespolon congratulated Minister Hunt, saying he looks forward to continuing to build on the RACGP’s positive working relationship with the Federal Government.

“Health is an integral part of any government’s agenda, and I look forward to continuing to work with Minister Hunt on the future direction of healthcare in Australia.

“The RACGP will continue to work with Minister Hunt on our core patient priority areas, including preventive health and chronic disease management.”

Dr Nespolon thanked Minister Hunt for his productive working relationship with the RACGP over the past two years and said he was looking forward to progressing initiatives to improve the delivery of quality general practice patient services.

“Minister Hunt has worked closely with the RACGP over the past two years, achieving positive results including investment into general practice research, the removal of the Medicare freeze and the return of general practice training to the RACGP.”


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