The General Practice Crisis Summit was convened to gather general practice leaders and healthcare stakeholders, including peak bodies, health organisations, consumer representatives, clinicians and academics, to discuss the future of patient care and general practice, and to highlight possible solutions for reform.
Efforts were made to ensure that a diverse range of viewpoints and experiences were represented at the summit – incorporating participants from a mix of regions, health professions, genders, backgrounds and organisations.
This document captures and reflects the key recurring and well-supported themes raised throughout the summit. These discussions were centred around the following key topic areas and prompt questions.
Summit participants were given the opportunity to review and provide feedback regarding this white paper, to ensure it is an accurate reflection of the discussion on the day. The RACGP will use the discussions and recommendations put forward at the summit to inform future RACGP policy and advocacy activities.