Overall, this system has provided convenient and accessible care to many Australians much of the time. It is well designed to cope with acute and episodic care for people living in the cities who don’t have complex health or social problems.However, there are large groups of Australians for whom this system is not working.For example, rural, regional and remote communities frequently experience shortages of doctors as most GPs prefer to work in cities.
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