I was pleased to see that some of this year’s pre-budget submissions by primary care organisations contain similar ideas. There is a lot of merit in many of the proposals. What if we would combine these ideas into a shared vision for primary care?
Strong primary care is critical to secure sustainable healthcare for all Australians; we all know that we are facing many challenges to our profession.
Disunity makes us all uncomfortable, as well as making it easy to ignore us in policy development. However, our desire for unity is not absolute.
It is about sharing vulnerabilities and being open and being brave enough to distribute your power to many.